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Archived Homeless List Serve Messages

SUBJECT:  Collaboration Opportunity  

LISTSERVE MESSAGE DATE:  February 15, 2012

The Children’s Bureau is excited to announce the forecast for a funding opportunity announcement- Child Welfare – Education System Collaborations to Increase Educational Stability.  The forecast of the funding opportunity announcement is available at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gff_grants_

forecastInfoID=36338

This is the second year that the Children’s Bureau has supported these infrastructure building grants for child welfare agencies to partner with their local educational districts to improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care.  Ten agencies were awarded the grants in 2011 in the following states, two of which are local education agencies.  For your information, these were the 2011 awardees of this grant:  

Child Welfare - Education System Collaborations to Increase Educational Stability HHS-2011-ACF-ACYF-CO-0183
Up to $250,000 for one 17-month project period

Diana Bowman, Director
National Center for Homeless Education
SERVE Center at UNCG
336-315-7453
Website: www.serve.org/nche
Helpline: 800-308-2145