Child Welfare Research Training or Demonstration

To support research and demonstration projects which are of national or regional significance and special projects for the demonstration of new methods which show promise of substantial contribution to the advancement of child welfare.

To demonstrate the utilization of research in the field of
child welfare to encourage experimental and special types of child welfare services.

To provide professional education opportunities to prospective and current child welfare agency staff and to develop competency-based training curricula and special projects for training child welfare personnel in specific areas.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact the Regional Administrator, ACF.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Colorado Seminary $ 2,499,997   2008-09-302013-09-29
Minnesota State Colleges And Universities $ 100,000   2004-09-302009-09-29
Colorado Seminary $ 199,999   2003-09-302009-09-29
Texas State University $ 100,000   2004-09-302009-09-29
University Of Utah, The $ 99,998   2004-09-302009-09-29
University Of Wisconsin System $ 14,504   2003-09-302009-09-29
Stockton University $ 100,000   2004-09-302009-09-29
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill $ 199,999   2003-09-302009-06-29
Research Foundation For The State University Of New York, The $ 199,999   2003-09-302009-06-29
Colorado Seminary $ 199,999   2003-09-302009-04-29



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: 8 grants were awarded in FY 2016. Fiscal Year 2017: It is anticipated that 8 non-competing continuation grants will be awarded. Fiscal Year 2018: It is anticipated that 8 non-competing continuation grants will be awarded.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Grants are made to accredited public or other nonprofit institutions of higher learning, public or other nonprofit agencies and/or organizations and to state or local child welfare agencies for specific projects for training prospective and current personnel for work in the field of child welfare, including trainee-ships with stipends; child welfare demonstration projects of national or regional significance; and for utilization of child welfare research to encourage experimental and special types of welfare services.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants include public or other nonprofit institutions of higher learning, public or other nonprofit agencies or organizations engaged in research on child welfare activities; and state or local public agencies responsible for administering, or supervising the administration of the title IV-B plan.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Grants are made to accredited public or other nonprofit institutions of higher learning, public or other nonprofit agencies and/or organizations and to state or local child welfare agencies for specific projects for training prospective and current personnel for work in the field of child welfare, including trainee-ships with stipends; child welfare demonstration projects of national or regional significance; and for utilization of child welfare research to encourage experimental and special types of welfare services.

Credentials/Documentation

Grants to educational institutions are made only to accredited institutions. Costs are determined in accordance with Part 75 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Nonprofit organizations must provide proof of nonprofit status. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Standard application forms, as furnished by HHS must be used for this program.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Applications made in the format provided by and at the time specified in the annual Funding Opportunity Announcements of the availability of funds.

Award Procedures

Applications for funding are reviewed and scored by at least three non-federal subject matter experts. Final funding decision will be made by Commissioner, ACYF.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Social Security Act, Section 426, 42 U.S.C. 626, as amended including, Section 429, 42 U.S.C 628b.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Three to six months.

Appeals

Appeals are processed in accordance with HHS regulations in 45 CFR, 16.

Renewals

Multi-year projects are funded on an annual basis through submission of a non-completing continuation application. Continuation of funding is subject to availability of funds, submission of program and financial reports, and grantee performance.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Duration is specified in announcement. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Grant awards are managed by a payment management system that manages grant payment requests, drawdowns, and disbursements.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program reports are not applicable.

Grantees are required to biannually submit the PSC - 272 form.

Grantees are required to biannually submit the SF - PPR.

Grantees are required to submit the SF 425.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Audits are required in accordance with the requirement in 45 CFR 75 Subpart F.

Records

Financial and other records of the grant are to be kept 3 years after the termination of the grant or until audited, whichever comes first.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-1536-0-1-506.

Obigations

(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 16 $8,539,355; FY 17 est $7,700,000; and FY 18 est $9,200,000 - A Congressionally mandated budget rescission in fiscal year (FY) 2011 lowered funds available for grant awards in 2011 and the following fiscal years.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

FY 2016 grants ranged from $300,000 to $4,240,690 with the average of $1,067,419.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the Regional Administrator, ACF.

Headquarters Office

Jane Morgan 330 C Street SW, Room 3504, Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: jane.morgan@acf.hhs.gov Phone: 202 205 8807

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

An assessment is made of: (1) The degree to which the proposal shows promise of meeting specific objectives defined in the annual program announcement; (2) reasonableness of cost; and (3) qualifications of the applicant organization and staff, and (4) quality of the methodology.



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