National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships

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Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-16-049
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
CFDA Number: 93.110
Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Agency Name: HHS-HRSA
Closing Date: Dec 11, 2015
Award Ceiling: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Creation Date: Oct 13, 2015
Funding Opportunity Description: This announcement solicits applications for the National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships (NCFPP). The purposes of this award are to (1) provide assistance and support to the HRSA-funded F2F HICs and other MCHB investments on the topics of family engagement and cultural and linguistic competence; and (2) implement family and youth leadership development and training activities, specifically for racially and ethnically diverse minority families of CYSHCN and YSHCN. Program Goals The goal of the National Center for Family/Professional Partnership Program is to improve health and quality of life for CYSHCN (as defined by MCHB)[1]. Program Objectives Specific NCFPP objectives are as follows: · Set a baseline and increase by 20% annually, the number of family and YSHCN leaders (as defined by MCHB)[2] who report meaningful participation[3] on community/state/national level teams focused on CYSHCN systems. · Set a baseline and increase by 10% annually, the number of racially and ethnically diverse family and YSHCN leaders who are trained and serve on community/state/national level teams focusing on CYSHCN systems. · Set a baseline and increase by 20% annually, the number of family and YSHCN leaders that have been trained who report increased knowledge, skills, abilities and self-efficacy to serve as leaders on systems-level teams. · By 2019, 90% of F2F HIC respondents will report favorable evaluations in meeting their project goals, as a result of the training and assistance received from the NCFPP. · By 2019, 75% of maternal and child health (MCH) program respondents receiving assistance from the NCFPP, will report increased ability to partner with and monitor partnerships with families and YSHCN in systems-level initiatives. [1] MCHB definition of “CYSHCN” is provided in Section VIII. Other Information of this FOA. See also McPherson et al. (1998). [2] MCHB definition of “family leaders” is provided in Section VIII. Other Information of this FOA. [3] MCHB definition of “meaningful participation/role” is provided in Section VIII. Other Information of this FOA.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279626

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