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American Indian/Alaska Native EHS Expansion and EHS-Child Care Partnerships

Grants to USA Non-Profits, Businesses, Others for
Childhood Education Programs for Birth-3 Years

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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United States Department of Health and Human Services - Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start

Deadline Date:

06/16/17 11:59 PM ET for online submissions; 4:30 PM ET for paper applications (with Exemption from Required Electronic Application).

Description:

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Grants are available to USA non-profits, community and faith based organizations, businesses, and others to provide early childhood programs for low income children and families of federally recognized Native American tribes or consortia of tribes. Grantees provide culturally appropriate high quality care to infants and toddlers, from birth through 3 years.

Early Head Start provides services for low-income children from birth to 36 months. All grantees can serve children in center-based settings from birth to 36 months. Additionally, EHS-CC Partnership grantees can serve children in family child care settings from birth to 48 months. All participating families must either be below the poverty line or receiving public assistance to be income-eligible or categorically eligible for Early Head Start.

In addition, homeless children and children in foster care are categorically eligible for Early Head Start. Head Start regulations, however, permit up to 49 percent of enrolled children in AIAN programs to be from families that do not meet these criteria. Head Start also requires that a minimum of 10 percent of total enrollment be children with disabilities unless a waiver of that requirement is granted.

Programs are committed to the Head Start principles of integrating language and culture into their daily activities. Many programs engage in language revitalization and maintenance efforts targeted at preserving their Native language in their Head Start and Early Head Start programs. AIAN grantees are often located in rural, remote locations, and programs in that area are often affected by challenges associated with their geographic locations, such as limited transportation and relatively small numbers of preschool aged children.

The program provides daily well-balanced and healthy meals for children, as well as comprehensive services, including screenings and assessment. Further, many programs provide transportation for children to help ensure regular attendance, thereby maximizing opportunities for learning.

AIAN programs establish strong community collaborations and close partnerships with Indian Health Services, local schools, and other early childhood and social service entities to help ensure that children and families receive comprehensive health, dental, and other necessary services, supporting states, territories, and tribes in improving the quality of child care programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145830

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$14,316,000

Number of Grants:

20

Estimated Size of Grant:

$500,000 - $4,000,000 per budget period. Average award: $1,500,000 per budget period.

Term of Contract:

Up to 59 months with an initial budget period of up to 11 months and four subsequent 12-month budget periods.

Eligibility:

  • Community-based Organizations; CBO(s)
  • Domestic public or private and non-profit entities
  • Faith-based Organizations
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Head Start
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Small businesses
  • State governments

Pre-Application Information:

Grantees must provide at least 20 percent of the total approved cost of the project.

Through this FOA, applicants have the choice of applying in one of three ways:
1) EHS-CC Partnerships,
2) Non-Partnership Early Head Start Expansion, or
3) a mix of both EHS-CC Partnerships and Expansion.

Applicant entities may submit only one application per service area, regardless of how they choose to apply.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Program Office Contact:
Shawna Pinckney
Administration for Children and Families
Office of Head Start
Portals Building
1250 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (866) 796-1591
Email: OHS@headstartgrants.org

Office of Grants Management Contact
Administration for Children and Families
370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW
Aerospace Building - 6th Floor East
Washington, DC 20447
Email: ACFOGMREGE-grants@acf.hhs.gov

Hearing-impaired and speech-impaired callers may contact the Federal Relay Service for assistance at
1-800-877-8339 (TTY - Text Telephone or ASCII - American Standard Code For Information
Interchange).

CFDA Number:

93.600

Funding or Pin Number:

HHS-2015-ACF-OHS-HI-R11-0825

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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