National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement

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National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS) announces the availability of $3,000,000 to be competitively awarded for a National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement (the Center). The goals of the Center are to provide a vehicle for the dissemination of clear, consistent messages about the kind of parent and family engagement that are positively associated with improvements in young children's learning. The Center will showcase research-based practices related to family support services, strong parent-child relationships, parent early literacy strategies, parent social networks, early learning educational transitions, parent leadership and advocacy, and professional development for Head Start staff who work with families. The Center will also assist States in improving the kinds of family engagement practices that are a necessary part of a well coordinated system of early care and education.
Federal Grant Title: National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2010-ACF-OHS-HC-0087
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.600
CFDA Descriptions: Head Start
Current Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2010 See link to full announcement for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications submitted electronically via Grants.gov must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., eastern time, on the due date referenced above.
Original Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2010 See link to full announcement for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications submitted electronically via Grants.gov must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., eastern time, on the due date referenced above.
Posted Date: May 28, 2010
Creation Date: May 28, 2010
Archive Date: Aug 11, 2010
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications from institutions of higher education and a consortia of organizations are encouraged. Applicants may also include, as part of a consortium, non-profit and for-profit organizations with a history of providing services related to parent, family, and community engagement. Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Individuals and foreign entities are not eligible for awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/hhs-2010-acf-ohs-hc-0087
Grant Announcement Contact
ACF Applications Help Deskapp_support@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Applications Help Desk [app_support@acf.hhs.gov]
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