• November 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 9

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Children's Bureau Discretionary Grant Awards and Competitive Cooperative Agreements

The Children's Bureau has announced the award of discretionary grants that will provide funding for projects, services, and training in five areas:

  • Abandoned infants comprehensive service demonstration projects (7 grantees)
  • Demonstration projects that improve child well-being by fostering healthy marriages within underserved communities (10 grantees)
  • Grants to tribes, tribal organizations, and migrant programs for community-based child abuse prevention programs (3 grantees)
  • Model development or replication to implement the CAPTA requirement to identify and serve substance-exposed newborns (4 grantees)
  • Training of child welfare agency supervisors in the effective delivery and management of Federal independent living services for youth in foster care (6 grantees)

In addition, the Children's Bureau announced the award of competitive cooperative agreements in four areas:

  • Developing adoption services and supports for youth who wish to retain contact with family members in order to improve permanency outcomes (9 awards)
  • National Quality Improvement Center on the Privatization of Child Welfare Services (1 award)
  • National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (1 award)
  • Consortium for Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN) (6 awards)

For more information about Children's Bureau programs and funding go to http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/grants.

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