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Fatherhood and Marriage Grant Funding Announced!

This week, HHS announced funding announcements for fatherhood and marriage grants. This funding provides organizations in underserved communities with the tools they need to promote responsible parenting, to encourage healthy marriage and relationships, and to help fathers and their families succeed.

In addition to a piece on Huffington Post on Supporting Fathers and our Families, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recorded a message to talk about how HHS is renewing its commitment to ensuring that all fathers and families have the resources they need to reach their full potential.

Please see information below for grant announcements discussed above.

Title: Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood Grants
Estimate of Awards: $52,500,000 through a estimate of 37 awards ranging from $300,000 to $2,500,000 per award
Purpose: Supports organizations that demonstrate the ability to successfully promote responsible fatherhood, including economic stability, responsible parenting, and healthy marriage and relationship skills.
Applications are due by 07/28/2011
Link to Full Grant AnnouncementWebsite and to download the PDF

Title: Community-Centered Responsible Fatherhood Ex-Prisoner Reentry Pilot Project
Estimate of Awards: $6 million through a estimate of four awards ranging from $1 million to $1.5 million per award
Purpose:Supports re-entry programs that provide Responsible Fatherhood pre- and post-release case management services to recently released or re-entering fathers and mothers.
Applications are due by 07/28/2011
Link to Full Grant AnnouncementWebsite and to download the PDF

Title: Community-Centered Healthy Marriage and Relationship Grants
Estimate of Awards: $57 million through a estimate of 40 awards ranging from $300,000 to $2.5 million per award
Purpose:Supports programs that have the capacity and proven track record of providing a broad range of healthy marriage and relationship skills training.
Applications are due by 07/28/2011
Link to Full Grant AnnouncementWebsite and to download the PDF

Title: National Resource Center for Strategies to Promote Healthy Marriage
Estimate of Awards: $1.5 million through one award
Purpose: Supports the development, implementation and management of a resource center to gather, develop, and disseminate information and research related to promoting healthy marriage.
Applications are due by 07/28/2011
Link to Full Grant AnnouncementWebsite and to download the PDF

 

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Fatherhood and Marriage Grant Funding Announced!

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