2005 Grant Opportunities Notebook
This 93-page publication is the second Grant Opportunities Notebook issued by the Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (FBCI) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Notebook includes descriptions of more than 40 discretionary and block or formula grant programs as well as opportunities for faith-based and community organizations to partner with HHS. The publication begins with a section describing relevant HHS agencies, including the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Administration on Aging (AOA). In the next section, the authors describe the following community development programs: Assets for Independence Demonstration Program (AFI), Community Food and Nutrition (CFN), Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) Demonstration Program; Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) Targeted Capacity-Building Program, and the Urban and Rural Community Economic Development (CED). The next section provides descriptions of these programs for at-risk children and youth: Adoption Opportunities Program, Head Start Partnerships, Head Start Innovation and Improvement Projects, Mentoring Children of Prisoners Program, Community-Based Abstinence Education Program, and Runaway and Homeless Youth Program. In the third section, the authors describe two programs for seniors: Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) and the National Legal Assistance and Elder Rights Projects. The next section includes descriptions of the following health programs: Primary Health Care, Healthy Communities Access Program (HCAP), Health Center Controlled Networks, National Program to Promote Diabetes Education Strategies in Minority Communities/the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), HRSA Ryan White CARE Act Programs, National Partnerships for HIV Prevention, Adolescent Family Life (AFL) Program, Family Planning Program, Reproductive Health, Rural Health, Occupational Health and Safety Research, One-Year Rural Health Research Grant Program (GPOR), and Organ and Tissue Donation. The authors then describe two substance abuse and mental health programs: Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Residential Treatment for Women and Their Children, and Recovery Community Services Program. In the seventh section, the authors describe HHS partnership opportunities for grassroots organizations at the state and local levels, including Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPT), Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness Grant (PATH), Access to Recovery (ATR), Child and Family Services State Grants, State Abstinence Education Program, and Child Support Enforcement Grants. The authors also describe additional ways for faith-based and community-based organizations to support HHS goals. They provide guidance for making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, and explain grants are reviewed for HHS. The publication concludes with a description of 2005 technical assistance opportunities.