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National Quality Improvement Center on the Privatization of Child Welfare Services

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families, Office of Administration
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Jun 8, 2005
Applications Due:

Aug 5, 2005

total funding: $900,000
max award: $900,000
min award: $0
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 1
type of funding: Cooperative Agreement
Description:

The purpose of this funding announcement is to award a cooperative agreement for the creation of a national Quality Improvement Center (QIC) focused on identifying effective practices in the privatization of child welfare services. The QIC will assess needs and resources, then plan and implement research and demonstration activities to develop knowledge about improving child welfare services and systems through privatization. The QIC will be awarded funds for a planning period and an implementation phase. During the planning period, the QIC will engage in a collaborative process to review the literature, clarify the focus and refine the implementation plan for the remainder of its child welfare privatization knowledge-building activities. During the implementation phase, the QIC will sponsor (through sub-grants), monitor and evaluate research or demonstration projects that test a variety of privatization models or hypotheses at multiple sites. The QIC will also provide technical assistance to its sub-grantees, funded under this initiative.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
Individual/Family
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Child Abuse and Neglect Discretionary Activities

More Information:

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2005-ACF-ACYF-CA-0027.html

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Jan Shafer

Address Info:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

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