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April 2007Vol. 8, No. 3Children's Bureau Discretionary Grant Announcement


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau has made its first discretionary grant announcement for fiscal year 2007. The funding opportunity is for a multifaceted national AdoptUsKids program designed to assist States and Tribes in the recruitment and support of foster and adoptive families for children in public foster care.

AdoptUsKids is responsible for the following activities:

  • Training and technical assistance to States and Tribes
  • Maintenance of a national adoption Internet photolisting service
  • Operation of a National Adoption Information Exchange System that helps locate and recruit prospective adoptive parents for the adoption of children from foster care and assists in making connections between public and private agencies
  • Assisting States and Tribes to carry out fulfillment activities in response to a national multimedia adoptive and foster home recruitment campaign
  • Implementing adoptive family support activities

Grant applications are due on May 15, 2007. For more information, visit:

[Editor's note: This link no longer exists.]