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Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) Targeted Capacity Building Program

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)

Explore all postings for this grant program:
  • Original Grant - May 3, 2005
Applications Due:

May 31, 2005
Received By

total funding: $15,000,000
max award: $50,000
min award: $0
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 300
type of funding: Grant

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS) announces that applications will be accepted for new grants pursuant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary's Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) authorized under section 1110 of the Social Security Act governing Social Services Research and Demonstration activities and the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005, Pub. Law 108-447. Pursuant to this announcement, OCS will award funds to help build the capacity of faith-based and community organizations that address the needs of distressed communities. A "distressed community" is defined as a neighborhood or geographic community with an unemployment rate and/or poverty rate equal to or greater than the state or national rate. Priority areas of need include at-risk youth; the homeless; marriage education and preparation services to help couples who choose marriage for themselves develop the skills and knowledge to form and sustain healthy marriages; or social services to those living in rural communities.

Who can apply:

Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Native American Organization
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
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees

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If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Kelly Cowles

Address Info:

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

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