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93.670 Child Abuse and Neglect Discretionary Activities
ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, Title I, as amended, Public Law 93-247; Child Abuse Prevention, Adoption and Family Services Act of 1988, as amended; Title I, Public Law 100-294, as amended; Public Law 101-266, Public Law 101-645, and Public Law 102-295, 42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.
To improve the national, State, community and family activities for the prevention, assessment, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect through research, demonstration service improvement, information dissemination, and technical assistance.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Grants or Contracts are provided for: (1) Technical assistance to public and private nonprofit agencies; (2)research and service demonstration projects to identify, assess, prevent, and treat child abuse and neglect; (3) research into the incidence, consequences, and prevalence of child abuse and neglect; and (4) for the dissemination of information on the incidence, causes, prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
Applicant Eligibility: Grants: States, local governments, tribes, nonprofit institutions and organizations engaged in activities related to the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Contracts: Public and private agencies.
Pre-application Coordination: Standard application forms as furnished by DHHS must be used for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Matching requirements are described in each program announcement.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Financial and program reports are required semiannually with a final report at completion of the project.
Account Identification: 75-1536-0-1-506.
There were 56 grants awarded in fiscal year 2001. It is anticipated that 56 grants will be awarded in fiscal year 2002 and 56 grants in fiscal year 2003.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
45 CFR 1340.
Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Projects funded in fiscal year 2000 and 2001 included: (1) A national data archive on child abuse and neglect; (2) the next implementation phases of the consortium for Longitudinal Studies of Child Maltreatment for conducting and coordinating prospective studies of young children at risk of or who have already been maltreated; (3) school-based CAN prevention programs; (4) research on kinship care; (5) neglected demonstration projects; and (6) National Resource Center on Child Maltreatment.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Applications are evaluated on the basis of the degree to which proposals meet specific objectives defined in the annual program announcement including, but not limited to: (1) Reasonableness of cost; (2) qualifications of staff; and (3) relevance to stated areas of interest.