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Funding Opportunity Title: Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants

February 1, 2013

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2013-ACF-ACYF-CS-0579 Help for Funding Opportunity Number
Forecast ID Number: ACF-2013-FCAST-0333 Help for Forecast ID Number
Fiscal Year: 2013
Funding Opportunity Title: Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants
CFDA Number: 93.658 Help for CFDA Number
Funding Activity Category: Income Security and Social Services (ISS) Help for Funding Activity Category
CFDA Number Description: Specialized Family and Child Welfare Services
Funding Instrument Type Code(s): Grant Help for Funding Instrument Type Code(s)
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement: No Help for Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
Recovery Act: No
Affordable Care Act (ACA): No
Estimated Funding Information:
Estimated Funding: $1,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Estimated Award Ceiling: $300,000 Help for Estimated Award Ceiling
Estimated Award Floor: $30,000 Help for Estimated Award Floor
Estimated Milestone Dates:
Estimated Post Date: 01/08/2013 Help for Estimated Post Date
Estimated Application Due Date: 04/08/2013
Help for Application Due Date Explanation Application Due Date Explanation: Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Estimated Award Date: 09/30/2013
Estimated Start Date: 09/30/2013
Eligibility Category: Help for Eligibility Category
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Additional Eligibility Information: Help for Additional Eligibility Information

Eligibility is limited to Indian Tribes, tribal organizations and tribal consortia. The terms "Indian Tribe" and "tribal organization" have the meanings given those terms in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Pub. L. 93-638,  25 U.S.C. § 450b.  Also see sections 479B(a) and 476(c)(2)(A)(iii) of the Social Security Act.


Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to make one-time grants to Tribes, Tribal organizations, or Tribal consortia that are seeking to develop, and within 24 months of grant receipt, 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 announcement may be used for the cost of developing a title IV-E plan under Section 471 of the Social Security Act (the Act) to carry out a program under Section 479B of the 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.

Federal Agency Contact Information:
Federal Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Name: Eileen West
Email Address:
Phone: (202) 205-8438
OpDiv: Administration for Children & Families
Sub OpDiv: Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Division: Children's Bureau
Modification History:
Date Modified Version
11/30/2012 05:54:52 AM 2
10/25/2012 06:33:50 AM 1


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