Funding will Help to Test Behavioral Principles

Agency: Admin. for Children & Families (HHS); Program: Behavioral Interventions for Child Support Services (CFDA Number: 93.564); Eligibility: State child support offices; Funding (Estimated): $1.2 million for eight awards (no match required); Deadline (Tentative): August (NOFA is to be released in June).

Summary: Grantees will explore the potential relevance and application of behavioral economics principles to child support services. The goals are to: improve both the effectiveness and operations of child support programs; expand the application of behavioral economics to child support contexts through the development of promising interventions; and build a culture of regular, rapid-cycle evaluation and critical inquiry in the child support community.

Info: Jessica Lohmann, (202) 205-4854; e-mail,; most recent solicitation:

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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