Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families); Program: AdoptUSKids (CFDA Number: 93.652) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-ACYF-CO-1237); Eligibility: Schools, governments, universities, public housing authorities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: $5.2 million for one award (matching not required); Deadline: July 3.
Summary: Funding supports one center to develop a state-of-the-art foster/adoptive parent training program. This project will also provide support to states, tribes, and territories to provide increased access to new recruitment media and their ability to respond in a timely and customer-friendly manner. Projects must also develop models for adoptive and foster family support activities and innovative approaches for creating communities of practice, peer-to-peer technical assistance, and leadership training to enhance and support adoptive and foster family support groups.