Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Program

Posted by on June 2, 2006

HHS Announces Funding Opportunities under the Compassion Capital Fund

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS), has announced that applications will be accepted for new grants pursuant to the 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 Department of Labor, HHS, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006, Public Law 109-149.

Demonstration Program

ACF will award funds to experienced organizations to deliver capacity building services to faith-based and community organizations through the provision of training, technical assistance, and sub-awards. Intermediary organizations will assist faith-based and community organizations with capacity building activities in five critical areas: 1) leadership development, 2) organizational development, 3) program development, 4) revenue development strategies, and 5) community engagement.

A total of $5,000,000 is reserved to fund up to 10 cooperative agreements.
Deadline: Proposals are due by June 19, 2006.

Read the full grant announcement.
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