CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

ADDED ON MAY 14, 2024: ACF has issued a funding opportunity for Tribes and Community Action Agencies that own affordable housing units and provide wraparound supportive services to residents of the affordable units to leverage their expertise and partnerships to provide wraparound supportive services to residents of affordable housing, with the goal of improving housing stability and economic mobility. $2 million is being made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000 Proposals are due on July 15, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 23, 2024: ACF has issued a funding opportunity to support projects that educate youth, between the ages of 10 and 19 years, and pregnant and parenting youth under age 21, on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV/AIDS. Projects are also required to implement at least three of the following six adulthood preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, financial literacy, parent-child communication, educational and career success, and healthy life skills. ACF is making $15.3 million available for this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $450,000. Proposals are due on June 24, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 13, 2024: ACF has issued a funding opportunity to expand the capacity (of coalitions, local programs, and community-based programs) to prevent future family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence by appropriately addressing the needs of children exposed to domestic violence, and the potentially co-occurring impacts of child abuse and neglect. More than $19 million is being made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $450,000. Proposals are due on June 12, 2024. To download the offical synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 5, 2024: ACF has issued a funding opportunity to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for pregnant and/or parenting youth and young adults ages 16 to under 22 who have runaway or are experiencing homelessness, and their dependent child(ren), for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months. Just over $5,000,000 is being made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000. Proposals are due on June 7, 2024. To download this officlal synopsis, click here.  To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 5, 2024: ACF has issued a funding opportunity to provide street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of human trafficking in persons. $6.7 million is being made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $150,000. Proposals are due on June 7, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 5, 2024ACF has issued a funding opportunity to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 for up to 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months. $17 million is being made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000. Proposals are due on June 7, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 5, 2024: ACF has issued a funding opportunity to prevent youth from experiencing homelessness. $1.75 million is being made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $350,000. Proposals are due on June 7, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 5, 2024: ACF has issued a funding opportunity to provide temporary shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in the law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. $18,000,000 is being made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000. Proposals are due on June 7, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 5, 2024: ACF has announced a funding opportunity for up to $3,000,000 in funding  to effectively implement child welfare practices and ongoing active efforts to maintain AI/AN families by funding state and tribal partnerships to jointly design and operate Indian child welfare best practice implementation demonstration sites.  Maximum awards of $300,000. Proposals are due on June 7, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MARCH 19, 2024: ACF has issued a funding opportunity to generate evidence for how best to effectively implement child welfare practices and ongoing active efforts to maintain AI/AN families by funding state and tribal partnerships to jointly design and operate Indian child welfare best practice implementation demonstration sites. $2,000,000 is being made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $500,000. Proposals are due on May 31, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.