Parent Leadership Program

Departmental Grant ID:
Parent Leadership Program
Portal ID:
8384
Status:
Closed (8 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

​The Parent Leadership Program grant goal is to build a statewide team of parent leaders, including those previously involved in the child welfare system, to actively participate in program planning, development of policies and procedures, evaluation of systems, etc., at both the state and local levels.

Description:

The California Department of Social Services’ (CDSS) Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) opportunity to fund a Parent Leadership Program. The OCAP is seeking applicants with the capacity and ability to create meaningful systemic change through the training and development of parent leaders. The goal of this funding is to build a statewide team of parent leaders, including those previously involved in the child welfare system, to actively participate in program planning, development of policies and procedures, evaluation of systems, etc., at both the state and local levels. The desired outcomes of this grant include effective engagement of parents, and to elevate parent involvement in the policy decision-making process.

Approximately $215,000 per year of federal funding will be available for the Parent Leadership with a grant period beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2025. The funding amount is provisional and contingent upon OCAP receipt of federal grant awards. The OCAP reserves the right to terminate this agreement following a progress evaluation at the conclusion of the first year of funding (June 30, 2023).

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

The OCAP is seeking applicants with the capacity and ability to create meaningful systemic change through the training and development of parent leaders.

Eligible Geographies:

California

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
2022-02-28
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
​7/1/2022 -6/30/2025

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$645,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
1
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$215,000
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Federal
Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Blanca Enriquez, 1-916-651-6960, Blanca.Enriquez@dss.ca.gov