Opportunity HHS-2010-ACF-OHS-ST-0120

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Opportunity HHS-2010-ACF-OHS-ST-0120: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS), announces the availability of grants under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-5). Approximately twenty five million dollars for a project period of eighteen months is to be competitively awarded to current Head Start and Early Head Start agencies for Early Learning Resource Coaches. Up to one hundred and twenty-five grants will be awarded to local Head Start and Early Head Start grantees. The funds will be used to pay resource coaches who will provide on-the-job guidance, technical assistance and training to teachers, home visitors and family child care providers who work in Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The overall goal of the resource coaches will be to improve the qualifications and training of teaching staff; assist grantees to promote positive, sustained outcomes for children; and, promote career development in Head Start grantees.As one component of the Office of Head Start's larger Training and Technical Assistance System, the coaching provided by these individuals will be guided by the Office of Head Start and the National Centers. It is anticipated that the work of the coaches will include topics such as ongoing child assessment and its connection to teaching and learning; curriculum implementation; strategies for improving teacher child interactions; and, effective strategies for working with culturally, linguistically, developmentally and age diverse groups of children.The due date for this funding announcement has been changed to July 19, 2010.
Federal Grant Title: Opportunity HHS-2010-ACF-OHS-ST-0120
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families
Grant Categories: Recovery Act
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2010-ACF-OHS-ST-0120
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.708
CFDA Descriptions: ARRA - Head Start
Current Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2010 See l
Original Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2010 See l
Posted Date: May 28, 2010
Creation Date: Jun 03, 2010
Archive Date: Aug 18, 2010
Total Program Funding: $25,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $225,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $175,000
Expected Number of Awards: 150
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Recovery Act
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) - 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 - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are limited to current Federally funded Head Start and Early Head Start agencies. 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
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
David Kadan ACF Grants Management Officer 202-401-5513 ACFOGME-Grants@acf.hhs.gov ACFOGME-Grants@acf.hhs.gov [ACFOGME-Grants@acf.hhs.gov]
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