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Strengthening Families Mini-Grant

Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits, Agencies, CBOs, and
Faith-Based Organizations for Child Abuse Prevention Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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TEAM for West Virginia Children

LOI Date:

12/22/16

Deadline Date:

01/18/17 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to West Virginia nonprofits, community-based organizations, schools, government agencies, and faith-based organizations for child-abuse prevention programs that instill protective factors in families with children, ages 0 to 8. December 22, 2016 is the deadline to submit a letter of intent.

Proposals may be submitted in two categories:

Category A: Projects that engage new partners and/or take a “place-based” approach - those that seek to leverage resources in the community and bring together partners from multiple sectors (early childhood, businesses, faith-based, schools, health providers, early intervention, child welfare, mental health, etc.) that touch the lives of children and families – working toward a common purpose that strategically strengthens the presence of Protective Factors in families, in one or more cities, counties or localities.

Category B: Projects that take a “program-based approach” - those that seek modest funding to strategically build upon “everyday actions” under a single program or organization that increase the presence of Protective Factors in families with young children, whether it be center/school-based, family child care, home visiting, or community-based programs such as family resource centers.

Funding is intended for programs that use the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework. See Pre-Application Information for the link.

The protective factors to be taught are:

- Parental resilience
- Social connections
- Knowledge of parenting and child development
- Concrete support in times of need
- Social and emotional competence

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166634

Number of Grants:

At least four grants will be awarded.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants of up to $5,000 each will be awarded.

Term of Contract:

The funding term per grant is 8 months: February 1 through September 30, 2017.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Applicants must be located in West Virginia and provide services to residents of West Virginia.

- Mini Grants are available to community-based organizations, public or private non-profit or faith-based organizations, or government agencies (such as schools or health departments) in West Virginia.

- Applicants should identify a grant leadership team representing management, direct care staff and parents/caregivers that will work collaboratively to plan and implement the project goals.

- Grant leadership teams MUST include at least one family representative from the population served.

Grant leadership team members are required to complete approved Strengthening Families training prior to or during the grant cycle. This can include at least one of the following training opportunities:

- Strengthening Families Made SIMPLE face-to-face training workshop (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014).
- Completion of at least 3 online or in-person training modules from Bringing The Protective Factors Framework To Life In Your Work – A Resource For Action Online Training from the National Alliance of Children’s Trust & Prevention Funds
- Strengthening Families WV: Strong Roots and Good Soil regional workshop (2015-16)
- Strengthening Families WV Protective Factors Workshops (2015-16)
- Grant leadership team agrees to participate in a 2-hour, in-person technical assistance session with the Strengthening Families WV Project Coordinator, to be scheduled within the first two months of the grant cycle.

Pre-Application Information:

A letter of intent is due December 22, 2016 by 11:59 PM.

Within one week of receiving the letter of intent, and no later than December 23, 2016, the SFWV Project Coordinator will send each intended applicant the full RFP packet by email.

The Full Proposal Packet is due no later than January 18, 2017 at 11:59 PM.

Strengthening Families Framework information:
http://www.cssp.org/reform/strengtheningfamilies

Contact Information:

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

Email all application materials to: info@strengtheningfamilieswv.org

For more information, contact:
Jeanette Rowsey
Strengthening Families WV Project Coordinator
304-736-4366
info@strengtheningfamilieswv.org

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: West Virginia

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