Head Start Innovation and Improvement Projects

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS) invites applications from organizations for financial support for Head Start Innovation and Improvement Projects that address the promotion of promising practices in the Head Start program and other priorities that meet needs

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related to the comprehensive nature of Head Start.

Although OHS welcomes applications in any area that will result in improved outcomes for Head Start eligible children and families, the following seven specific priority areas will be addressed in this cycle of funding.

The focus will be on developing new concepts, products, practices and projects relating to the important priorities and needs in the following areas; National Head Start Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play, Grandparents Raising Head Start Grandchildren, Healthcare Literacy, Mental Health Intervention for Children and Families, Inclusion of Children with Disabilities, Infant and Toddler Online Degree, and an Open Category.

The "Open Category" will be available for programs to apply for funding to promote or expand promising practices in non-specified areas.

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Head Start

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Additional eligibility types: Local Governments Regional Organizations U. S. Territory or Possession 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 See full announcement for additional information on eligibility under each of the seven priority areas.

Faith-based and community organizations are eligible to apply.

Foreign entities are not eligible under this announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Jamie SheehanJamie.Sheehan@acf.hhs.gov

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