Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) (Health Resources & Services Admin., HRSA; Maternal & Child Health Bureau, MCHB); Program: Bridging the Word Gap Incentive Prize Challenge (CFDA Number: 93.110); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: $300,000 for up to 15 awards; Deadline: Dec. 31 (Phase 1).
Summary: Winners will spur innovative solutions to promote the early language environment and address the “word gap,” the large difference in exposure to language for children from low-income families as compared to children from higher-income families. This challenge will reward the development and testing of scalable innovations that drive behavior change among parents and caregivers.
Info: https://federalregister.gov/a/2015-23358 (NOFA).