Agencies: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) (Health Resources & Services Admin); Program: Affordable Care Act: Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Formula Grant Program (CFDA Number: 93.870) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-16-172); Eligibility: All states except Florida, North Dakota and Wyoming; Funding: $100 million for 56 awards (no match required); Deadline: Jan. 19.
Summary: These capacity building grants help state child welfare agencies improve home visiting programs for pregnant women and families with young children aged birth to kindergarten. Applicants must provide comprehensive services to improve outcomes for families who reside in at-risk communities. Even though these are formula grants, MIECHV-funded programs must show they are maintaining designated levels of service delivery to retain the federal grants.