Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families, ACF; Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, OPRE); Program: Tribal Research Center on Early Childhood (CFDA Number: 93.575) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-OPRE-YE-1170); Eligibility: States, tribes, business, nonprofits and universities; Funding: $650,000 for a single award (no match required); Deadline: July 6.
Summary: Grants will aid rigorous high-quality research and evaluation plans of the implementation of policies in response to the goals of the Child Care and Development Block Grant program. The national center will will provide leadership and collaboration to promote excellence in community-based participatory research and evaluation of ACF early childhood initiatives that serve tribal communities. Settings to be considered include home visiting programs, early care and education center-based programs, home-based and family child care providers, and Head Start and Early Head Start programs.