ACF to Roll Out TANF Grants

ACF logoAgency: HHS, Admin. for Children & Families; Program: TANF Policy Academy for Innovative Employment Strategies (CFDA Number: 93.647) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACF-OFA-FJ-1280); Eligibility: States; Funding: $1 million for 10 awards (no match required); Deadline (estimated): October, the solicitation is to roll out in August.

Summary: The grants are part of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and support research on healthy families. The overall purpose for the programs, services, and activities supported by this funding is to improve the employment outcomes of TANF participants. In addition, the program is intended to foster connections and partnerships between state TANF agencies and local scholars/ researchers. The projects must increase the use of innovative client coaching to foster the success of TANF participants in securing and retaining work; or integrate career pathway models.

Info: (NOFA); Carol Mizoguchi,; phone, (202) 205-8283.

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