Grant and Funding Notices
Please see ACF Funding Opportunity Announcements for all new and current postings.
Grants.gov is the website used to submit grant applications electronically. If your organization has not submitted an application through Grants.gov before, be aware that it may take up to a full week to complete the set-up.
Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF) Grant
The full announcement for the Pregnancy Assistance Fund Grant (PAF) is available by entering the Funding Opportunity Number (AH-SP1-13-001) or CFDA number (93.500) on the Grants.gov search page: http://www.grants.gov/search/basic.do. PAF grant programs are designed to strengthen access to and completion of secondary and post-secondary education, improve health outcomes for mothers and children, improve pregnancy planning and spacing, and reduce the likelihood of repeat teen pregnancies.
Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach and Enrollment Grant
The full announcement for the Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach and Enrollment Grants is available at the following link: http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/professionals
/new_funding_opportunity_connecting_kids_to_coverage_outreach_and_enrollment_grants.pdf. Funded under the Affordable Care Act, these grants will continue efforts to find and enroll eligible children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Indian health care providers and tribal entities also are eligible to apply.
Head Start Graduate Student Research Grant
The full announcement for "Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants" is available online at the following link: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gff_grants_forecastInfoID=43548. These grants are meant to facilitate high quality research that directly addresses the needs of low-income children, families, and their early childhood educators, to inform and improve Head Start policies and practice, and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high quality doctoral students.
Child Care Graduate Student Research Grant
The full announcement for "Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars" is available online at the following link: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gff_grants_forecastInfoID=29156. These grants are meant to build capacity in the research field to focus research on questions that have direct implications for child care policy decision-making and program administration and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high quality doctoral students.
Registering for Head Start
To register your child with a Head Start Program, please go to the Head Start Program Locator or call 1-866-763-6481 (toll-free) to find a Head Start program in your area.
Grant and Funding Notices. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2012. English.
Last Reviewed: March 2013
Last Updated: May 2, 2013