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 Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.
The intent of this announcement is to provide for the continuation of services as previously provided by the former grantee, Southside Development Corporation.
Funds in the amount of $1,271,197 annually will be available to provide Head Start program services to eligible children and their families.
However, it is up to each applicant to propose what it believes to be the maximum number of children and families that it can serve in a high quality Head Start program with the total funding.
The former grantee was funded for a total enrollment of 200 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 Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.
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