Funding for Investment: $24,000,000
Projected Number of Awards: 27
Applications Due: July 1
Applicants must submit proposals designed for youth as specified. Applicants will be strongly encouraged to design programs targeted to one specific program model for one specific service population – e.g., youth in general high school settings, youth aging out of foster care, or youth who are parents– but not multiple models for multiple populations.
Grants awarded will support family formation and strengthening activities through one or more of three healthy marriage promotion activities specified under the authorizing legislation:
(1) marriage and relationship education/skills (MRES);
(2) education in high schools; and
(3) public advertising campaigns.
ACF is interested in funding a diverse range of projects, from high impact projects, to moderate scope projects, to smaller scope projects. Applicants must provide evidence of organizational capacity to implement their proposed project.