Through this announcement, the Administration for Children and Families solicits applications from public or private non-profit organizations, including community-based and faith-based organizations, or for-profit organizations that seek to provide a high-quality, comprehensive birth-to-five program
incorporating both Head Start and Early Head Start funding, or to provide for Head Start only or Early Head Start only, to children and families residing in Baxter, Boone, Marion, Newton, Searcy, and Van Buren Counties, Arkansas.
Funds in the amount of $2,662,318 annually will be available to provide Head Start and/or Early Head Start program services to eligible children and their families.
Interested applicants may email the OHS Operations Center at OHSTech@reviewops.org for additional information.
Head StartDepartment of Health and Human Services
Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories
Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2016-ACF-OHS-CH-R06-1071Additional Information of Eligibility:
It is important to note that the eligibility requirements are different for Head Start and Early Head Start.
More information is provided in the funding opportunity announcement.
ENTITIES APPLYING FOR HEAD START ONLY - OR - BOTH HEAD START AND EARLY HEAD START: Eligible applicants are limited to local public or private non-profit agencies, including community-based and faith-based organizations, or local for-profit agencies, pursuant to Section 641(a)(1) of the Head Start Act, 42 U.S.C.
§ 9836(a)(1) in the service area, that can provide Head Start services to children and families residing in the service area.
Applicants must demonstrate they meet the statutory requirement for designation as a Head Start and/or Early Head Start agency as defined in the Head Start Act.
ENTITIES APPLYING FOR EARLY HEAD START ONLY: Eligible applicants are any public or private non-profit agency, including community-based and faith-based organizations, or for-profit agencies pursuant to Section 645A(d) of the Head Start Act, 42 U.S.C.
Eligibility is limited to public or private non-profit organizations, including faith-based organizations or for-profit organizations in the service area that can provide Early Head Start services to children and families residing in the service area.
Entities operating Head Start programs are eligible to operate Early Head Start programs.
Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement.
Faith-based organizations are encouraged to review the ACF Policy on Grants to Faith-Based Organizations at: http: //www.acf.hhs.gov/acf-policy-on-grants-to-faith-based-organizations.
Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.Full Opportunity Web Address:http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2016-ACF-OHS-CH-R06-1071Contact:
ACF Applications Help Deskapp_support@acf.hhs.gov Agency Email Description:
ACF Applications Help Desk Agency Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Date Posted:
2015-10-01Application Due Date: