Head Start Replacement Grantee: Swisher County, Texas

The Administration for Children and Families solicits applications from local public or private non-profit organizations, including faith-based organizations or local for-profit organizations, that wish to compete for funds that are available to provide Head Start services to children and families residing

in Swisher County, Texas (including the towns of Tulia, Kress and Happy).

The intent of this announcement is to provide for the continuation of services as previously provided by the former grantee, Tulia Community Nursery Association, Inc.

Funds in the amount of $594,748 annually will be available to provide Head Start program services to eligible children and their families.

The former grantee was funded for a total enrollment of 94 children and families.

Interested applicants should call the ACYF Operations Center at (866) 796-1591 to receive pre-application materials and additional information.

ACF welcomes public comments from parents and area residents in the service area under this announcement.

The intent of the public comment is not to solicit support for a specific applicant but to inform ACF about the needs of the service area in general.

Comments should be sent to the ACYF Operations Center.

Eligibility is limited to local public or private non-profit organizations, including faith-based organizations or local for-profit organizations in the community, that can provide Head Start services to children and families residing in Swisher County, Texas.

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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2008-ACF-OHS-CH-0609.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Additional eligibility types: Local Governments Regional Organizations Indian/Native American Tribally Designated Organizations Hispanic-Serving Institutions Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions Eligibility is limited to local public or private non-profit organizations, including faith-based organizations or local for-profit organizations in the community to be served, that can provide Head Start services to children and families residing in Swisher County, Texas.

Faith-based and community organizations are eligible to apply.

Foreign entities are not eligible under this announcement.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2008-ACF-OHS-CH-0609.html

Contact:
Shawna PinckneyOHS@dixongroup.com

Agency Email Description:
Shawna Pinckney

Agency Email:
OHS@dixongroup.com

Date Posted:
2008-04-14

Application Due Date:
2008-06-09

Archive Date:
2008-07-09




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