Family Connection Grants: Comprehensive Residential Family Treatment Projects

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Family Connection Grants: Comprehensive Residential Family Treatment Projects: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications for Comprehensive Residential Family Treatment Projects that will expand the availability of comprehensive, residential treatment services for parents and their minor children, including services for non-residential family members. This family-centered service approach will address the complex, multiple needs of the target population of families with children at risk of entering or re-entering foster care. The target population will include women, their minor children, fathers of the children, partners of the women, and the extended family members of the women and children, as appropriate. Projects will provide services strategically to stabilize, strengthen, preserve and reunite families. As prescribed by the authorizing legislation, Residential Family Treatment projects funded under this announcement shall: Enable parents and their children to live in a safe environment for a period of not less than 6 months; Provide, on site or by referral, substance abuse treatment services, children's early intervention services, family counseling, medical, and mental health services, nursery and pre-school and other services that are designed to provide comprehensive treatment that supports the family. Projects may initiate comprehensive residential family treatment programs with the target population or may expand, bring to scale or integrate existing programs of this type which serve this population. Services provided should be trauma-informed and should be driven by a comprehensive trauma-informed assessment. Assessments and interventions will consider the individual's adverse life experiences within the context of their culture, history, and exposure to traumatic events. Grantees are required to meet a non-Federal share of the total approved project costs, in accordance with Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008. Grantees must provide at least 25 percent of the total approved cost of the project for the first two years of the project period, and 50 percent of the total approved cost of the project in the third year of the project period. The total approved cost of the project is the sum of the ACF Federal share and the non-Federal share. The non-Federal share may be met by cash or in-kind contributions. No more than 50 percent of the non-Federal share may be made up of in-kind contributions. NOTE: This is one of three separate 2012 HHS Forecast announcements under the Family Connection Discretionary Grants Program, CFDA Number: 93.605: Child Welfare/TANF Collaboration in Kinship Navigation Programs; Combination Family-finding/Family Group Decision-making Programs; Comprehensive Residential Family Treatment Programs.
Federal Grant Title: Family Connection Grants: Comprehensive Residential Family Treatment Projects
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2012-ACF-ACYF-CF-0511
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.605
CFDA Descriptions: Family Connection Grants
Current Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2012
Posted Date: May 15, 2012
Creation Date: May 15, 2012
Archive Date: Jul 17, 2012
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $600,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - 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
Additional Information on Eligibility
Section 427(a) of the Social Security Act identifies eligible applicants as "State, local, or tribal child welfare agencies, and private nonprofit organizations that have experience in working with foster children or children in kinship care arrangements." If the applicant is a private organization, documentation of support from the relevant local or State child welfare agency and a description of how the organization plans to coordinate its services and activities with those offered by the relevant local or State child welfare agency are required. Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Grant Announcement Contact
ACF Applications Help Deskapp_support@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Applications Help Desk [app_support@acf.hhs.gov]
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