Agency Offers Grants to Focus on Child Trauma

Agency: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (HHS); Program: Communities Addressing Childhood Trauma (ACT) (CFDA Number: 93.137) (Funding Opportunity Number: OMH-16-002); Eligibility: Nonprofits, for-profits, universities and governments; Funding: $4.5 million for nine awards (no match required); Deadline: April 18.

Summary: The program will identify and provide support for disenfranchised minority youth and mitigate the trauma they already experience. The grantees will serve minority and other disenfranchised children, adolescents and their families living in communities with significant rates of acute traumatic events such as school shooting/stabbing, gang-related violence, sudden/violent loss of loved ones, physical or sexual assaults and serious accidents.

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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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