Native American Indian Commission

New Tribal Development Grants for IV-E Access Are Announced

April 15, 2011

On April 5, 2011, HHS published an announcement regarding the notice of funding availability for a new round of tribal Title IV-E Development Grants. These discretionary grants are for tribes that intend upon applying to operate the Title IV-E program. The grants are for up to two years and $300,000 per approved applicant. The purpose of the grants is to support tribal capacity building efforts to be able to operate the Title IV-E program. The deadline for submission is July 5, 2011.

Attached is the funding announcement at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services website. Announcement Link

Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants
HHS-2011-ACF-ACYF-CS-0174
Summary
Funding Opportunity Title: Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants
Funding Opportunity Number (FON):  HHS-2011-ACF-ACYF-CS-0174
Program Office: Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Funding Type: Discretionary
Funding Category: Grant
Announcement Type: Initial
CFDA#: 93.658
Secondary CFDA#’s:
Post Date: 04/05/2011
Application Due Date: 07/05/2011

Description
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to solicit applications for one-time grants to Tribes, tribal organizations, or tribal consortia that are seeking to develop, and within 24 months of grant receipt, to submit to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a plan to implement a title IV-E foster care, adoption assistance, and, at tribal option, guardianship assistance program.  Grant funds under this announcement may be used for the cost of developing a title IV-E plan under section 471 of the Social Security Act (the Act) to carry out a program under section 479B of the Act.  The grant may be used for costs relating to the development of data collection systems, a cost allocation methodology, agency and tribal court procedures necessary to meet the case review system requirements under section 475(5) of the Act, or any other costs attributable to meeting any other requirement necessary for approval of a title IV-E plan.

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