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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program
Income Security and Social Services
Funding Opportunity Number:
Jun 25, 2010
Jul 07, 2010
Original Application Deadline:
Jul 26, 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.
Current Application Deadline:
Jul 28, 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.
Aug 27, 2010
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Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Funds will support 5-year demonstration grants (cooperative agreements) between the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and Federally recognized Indian Tribes (or a consortium of Indian Tribes), Tribal Organizations, or Urban Indian Organizations. Federally recognized Native American tribal governments means any "Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or group or regional or village corporation as defined or established pursuant to the "Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 688), which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indian because of their status as Indians. In addition, "consortia of Federally recognized Indian Tribes" are eligible under this program. Also eligible are "Urban Indian Organizations" that are a nonprofit corporate body situated in an urban center, governed by an urban Indian controlled board of directors, and providing for the maximum participation of all interested Indian groups and individuals, which body is capable of legally cooperating with other public and private entities for the purpose of performing the activities described in the funding opportunity announcement. 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.
The announcement is modified. This action changes the original due date of July 26, 2010. The new due date is July 28, 2010. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance, Child Care Bureau, announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2010 funds for the Affordable Care Act Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Grant Program. Funds will support 5-year demonstration grants (cooperative agreements) between ACF and Federally-recognized Indian Tribes (or a consortium of Indian Tribes), Tribal Organizations, or Urban Indian Organizations to conduct needs assessments; develop the infrastructure needed for the widespread planning, adoption, implementation, and sustainability of evidence-based maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting programs; and provide high-quality, evidence-based home visiting services to pregnant women and families with young children aged birth to kindergarten entry. Home visiting programs are intended to promote outcomes such as improvements in maternal and prenatal health, infant health, and child health and development; reduced child maltreatment; improved parenting practices related to child development outcomes; improved school readiness; improved family socio-economic status; improved coordination of referrals to community resources and supports; and reduced incidence of injuries, crime, and domestic violence. ACF and the Health Resources and Services Administration, the agencies collaborating to implement the early childhood home visiting program within the Department of Health and Human Services, also intend that the program will result in a coordinated system of early childhood home visiting in Tribal communities that has the capacity to provide infrastructure and supports to assure high-quality, evidence-based practice.