National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS) announces the availability of $3,000,000 to be competitively awarded for a National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement (the Center).

The goals of the Center are to provide a vehicle for the dissemination

of clear, consistent messages about the kind of parent and family engagement that are positively associated with improvements in young children's learning.

The Center will showcase research-based practices related to family support services, strong parent-child relationships, parent early literacy strategies, parent social networks, early learning educational transitions, parent leadership and advocacy, and professional development for Head Start staff who work with families.

The Center will also assist States in improving the kinds of family engagement practices that are a necessary part of a well coordinated system of early care and education.
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Applications from institutions of higher education and a consortia of organizations are encouraged.

Applicants may also include, as part of a consortium, non-profit and for-profit organizations with a history of providing services related to parent, family, and community engagement.

Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement.

Individuals and foreign entities are not eligible for awards made under this announcement.

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