Head Start Innovation and Improvement Projects

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Head Start Innovation and Improvement Projects: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS) invites applications from organizations for financial support for Head Start Innovation and Improvement Projects that address the promotion of promising practices in the Head Start program and other priorities that meet needs related to the comprehensive nature of Head Start. Although OHS welcomes applications in any area that will result in improved outcomes for Head Start eligible children and families, the following seven specific priority areas will be addressed in this cycle of funding. The focus will be on developing new concepts, products, practices and projects relating to the important priorities and needs in the following areas; National Head Start Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play, Grandparents Raising Head Start Grandchildren, Healthcare Literacy, Mental Health Intervention for Children and Families, Inclusion of Children with Disabilities, Infant and Toddler Online Degree, and an Open Category. The "Open Category" will be available for programs to apply for funding to promote or expand promising practices in non-specified areas.
Federal Grant Title: Head Start Innovation and Improvement Projects
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2008-ACF-OHS-YD-0025
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.600
CFDA Descriptions: Head Start
Current Application Deadline: Jun 09, 2008
Original Application Deadline: Jun 09, 2008
Posted Date: Apr 11, 2008
Creation Date: Apr 11, 2008
Archive Date: Jul 09, 2008
Total Program Funding: $11,400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 57
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - 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
Additional eligibility types: Local Governments Regional Organizations U.S. Territory or Possession Indian/Native American Tribally Designated Organizations Hispanic-Serving Institutions Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions See full announcement for additional information on eligibility under each of the seven priority areas. Faith-based and community organizations are eligible to apply. Foreign entities are not eligible under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Jamie [email protected]
Jamie Sheehan [[email protected]]
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