Standing Announcement for Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants

Standing Announcement for Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants – This FOA has been modified to add definitions of eligible applicants and to add an application disqualification factor. Language has been added in two sections: (1) Section III.1. Eligible Applicants; and (2) Section III.3. Other, Application Disqualification Factors. The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to solicit proposals for one-time grants to tribes, tribal organizations, or tribal consortia that are seeking to develop and, within 24 months of grant receipt, to submit to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a plan to implement a title IV-E foster care, adoption assistance, and, at tribal option, guardianship assistance program. Grant funds under this FOA may be used for the cost of developing a title IV-E plan under section 471 of the Social Security Act to carry out a program under section 479B of the Social Security Act. The grant may be used for costs relating to the development of data collection systems, a cost-allocation methodology, agency and tribal court procedures necessary to meet the case review system requirements under section 475(5) of the Act, or any other costs attributable to meeting any other requirement necessary for approval of a title IV-E plan. Application Due Date: June 04, 2018.