Responsible Fatherhood & Healthy Marriage Grants Announced by the Department of Health & Human Services
Posted June 30, 2011
The Department of Health &Human Services Administration for Children and Families has announced the highly anticipated responsible fatherhood and healthy marriage grant opportunities! Learn more about these funding opportunities.
New Funding Opportunities
Posted March 3, 2011
The Department of Labor has recently announced several Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA). Learn more about these funding opportunities.
2011 Certification College
Posted January 25, 2011
On November 8 - 12, 2010, the 2011 grant recipients took part in five days of intensive training at the Hyatt Regency in St. Louis, Missouri. Sessions were designed to help awardees evaluate their fatherhood programs, plan ahead for long-term organizational growth, and learn how to effectively utilize available resources. National Fatherhood Initiative senior staff and other expert consultants provided technical assistance and training in the areas of leadership development, program development, organizational development, and community engagement.
Federal Register Announcement on the YouthBuild Solicitation for Grant Applications
Posted October 4, 2010
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor, announces the availability of up to approximately $130 million in grant funds for YouthBuild Grants. The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is December 3, 2010. Learn More
2011 Capacity-Building Grant Awardees Announced
Posted September 21, 2010
National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), with support from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Family Assistance, is pleased to announce 26 capacity-building awards, one award in the amount of $25,000 for each of the organizations below. The purpose of these awards is to develop these organizations' capacity to effectively serve families and fathers in their communities. On November 8 – 12, 2010, two staff leaders from each of these awardee organizations will participate in a comprehensive, 40 hour "Certification College," where National Fatherhood Initiative senior staff and other expert consultants will provide technical assistance and training in the areas of leadership development, program development, organizational development, and community engagement. The organizations will use the awards for targeted work in these same areas.
2011 Capacity-Building Grant Award Announcement
Posted September 17, 2010
Today’s announcement for the 2011 National Responsible Fatherhood Capacity Building Initiative awards scheduled to be posted today, September 17, 2010 at 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time could be delayed until October 1, 2010.
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2011 Capacity-Building Grant Opportunity Now Closed
Posted July 30, 2010
The 2011 Capacity-Building Grant opportunity is now closed. No additional applications will be accepted. Award announcement will be posted on September 17, 2010.
Funds Available for Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Evidence Based Education and Abstinence Programs
Posted July 30, 2010
The Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today made $55 million in funding available to states and territories through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), established under the Affordable Care Act. This initiative will support comprehensive, evidence based-programs and strategies to prevent teen pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS. Learn More
Grant Opportunity for California organizations offered by Children's Institute
Posted July 16, 2010
Children's Institute, Inc. (CII) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) of the Project FatherhoodSM Community Grants Program. Made possible with funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the program will identify 10-15 small faith-based and community-based organizations that will collaborate with CII in the replication of the agency's Project FatherhoodSM groups.
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2011 Grant Opportunity
Posted June 27, 2010
NFI announces the availability of 25 awards for 2011, each in the amount of $25,000, for local community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and other grassroots fatherhood agencies. Through a competitive bidding process, top applicants will receive funds for the specific purpose of increasing capacity to develop their fatherhood programming, and to improve their financial sustainability by becoming more familiar with—and better qualified to receive—federal or private philanthropic support.
The 2011 Capacity-Building Grant opportunity wilI become available June 28, 2010. If you think your organization would be a candidate for a Capacity-Building grant and you are planning to expand your fatherhood programming, find out about details of the RFP process. Click here for information.
Strengthening the Bond Between Father and Child in Tough Communities
Courtesy of Chicago Tribune 6/13/10
Sheldon Smith, a Year 4 Awardee from Metropolitan Area Group for Igniting Civilization (MAGIC) is featured in an article about his program The Dovetail Project, which recently held its first graduation for young fathers who completed the program. Congrats Sheldon! Read more
2010 Certification College
Posted February 8, 2010
On February 1-5, each 2010 grant recipient took part in five days of intensive training at the Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis, Indiana. Sessions were designed to help awardees evaluate their fatherhood programs, plan ahead for long-term organizational growth, and learn how to effectively utilize available resources. National Fatherhood Initiative senior staff and other expert consultants provided technical assistance and training in the areas of leadership development, program development, organizational development, and community engagement. To view more information about the Certification College, or to view photos from the event, click here.