Children and Youth Funding Report

Child Welfare

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(GUIDANCE) ACF Seeks New Data from Infant Adoption Awareness Grantees

   The Administration for Children & Families (ACF) wants to implement a new follow-up report for those national, regional, and local adoption organizations which receive funding through the federal Infant Adoption Awareness Training Program (IAATP). Public Comment Deadline: July 22. ...

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(YOUTH) HHS Changes Funding Rules, Will Require 5 Percent Match

Health & Human Services Dept.'s Admin. for Children & Families (ACF) announces it will begin imposing a new 5% matching requirement beginning this year for projects to improve children and child support programs. The new match impacts programs funded via Section 1115 of the Social Security ...

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(YOUTH) Child Support Research Grants Offered by ACF

 Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families,[ACF]); Program: Partnership to Strengthen Families—Child Support Enforcement/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)—University Partnership Demonstration Project (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2009-ACF-OCSE...

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(AT RISK YOUTH) Advocates Welcome Passage of Anti-Smoking Bill

Children and Youth advocates applauded the passage of a Senate bill—by a 79-17 margin—that would curb tobacco company's marketing practices aimed at children. Senate passage of the 'Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act' (H.R. 1256/S. 982) has the potential to reduce the range of tobacc...

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(FINAL RULE) FNS Eliminates Reimbursement Requirement for School Breakfast Aid

The Agriculture Dept.'s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) eliminates a National School Breakfast Program (SBP) regulation that required that a school's costs exceed the rate of reimbursement as a criterion for receiving the higher SBP severe-need funding. The final rule also allows state agen...

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HHS Seeks to Collect New Child Support Data

The Health And Human Services Dept's (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) wants to collect new child support enforcement data as part of its 2010 child support population survey. Collection of these data will assist legislators and policymakers in determining how effective their pol...

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Rosie's For All Kids Foundation

Deadline: Rolling.    The Rosie's For All Kids Foundation reminds grant-seekers it is offering support for groups providing care and educational services to low-income children located in major urban centers. The foundation provides three types of grants: tuition subsidies, small renovati...

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ACF Launches New Grants' Performance Tool

Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) Administration for Children & Families (ACF) is seeking public comment on a new on-line performance tool it will use to gather information from all grantees who receive discretionary funding through ACF competitions. Deadline: Aug. 2. The Performance Mea...

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Merck Family Fund

Deadline: Rolling.    The Merck Family Fund supports work by communities with few resources that are confronting significant social, economic and environmental challenges. MFF focuses on two areas: creation of green and open space; and supporting youth as agents of social change.  &...

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(Rulemaking) ACF to Ease Restrictions on Left Over TANF Funds

The Health & Human Services Dept.'s (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing a change in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program rules that will allow states and Indian Tribes more flexibility in the use of left over TANF funds. Responding to mandates in...

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