Child Welfare Training: The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute

The summary for the Child Welfare Training: The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Administration for Children and Families ACYF CB, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Child Welfare Training: The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute: The purpose of this FOA is to establish, by awarding one cooperative agreement, a National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) to advance federal priorities to improve safety, permanency, and well-being by building the capacity of child welfare professionals and improving the organizations that recruit, train, supervise, manage, and retain them. The NCWWI will play a national leadership role in the field of child welfare in the following broad areas: (1)Demonstrating how university partnerships support workforce development; (2) Implementing organizational interventions to improve workforce recruitment and retention; (3) Providing leadership training across the child welfare career spectrum; (4) Developing cross system approaches to improve worker and child outcomes; and (5) Building evidence of best practices in workforce development. A broad range of activities will be undertaken by the NCWWI to promote effective child welfare practice, enhance agency efforts to create supportive work environments, and improve worker recruitment and retention outcomes by: Implementing an innovative, comprehensive and integrated organizational, educational, and professional development approach to effective child welfare workforce development building on the last two iterations of NCWWI work; Implementing effective workforce organizational interventions that result in improved agency climate, worker preparation, recruitment, and retention outcomes for agencies; such as reduction in emotional stress and worker burnout, increased length of stay for workers, changes in worker attitude and satisfaction, increased recruitment, etc.; Demonstrating expertise in collecting and disseminating information about effective and promising workforce practices in innovative ways; Implementing an intensive, structured research design that rigorously evaluates and measures the impact of each major component of the project and a cross-site evaluation that will build a body of knowledge regarding the appropriate elements to consider and address when implementing a comprehensive model of effective workforce development; and Demonstrating improved safety, well-being, permanency and placement stability outcomes for children and youth in agency care. This will be a 60-month project period with five 12-month budget periods.
Federal Grant Title: Child Welfare Training: The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families ACYF CB (HHS-ACF-CB)
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CT-1350
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.648
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 23rd, 2018
Original Application Deadline: May 23rd, 2018
Posted Date: March 22nd, 2018
Creation Date: March 22nd, 2018
Archive Date: June 22nd, 2018
Total Program Funding: $4,800,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $4,800,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 22nd, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Per the statute, eligible entities are public or other nonprofit institutions of higher learning for special projects for training personnel for work in the field of child welfare. Private institutions of higher education must be nonprofit entities. Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.
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