Assets for Independence Demonstration Program (HHS 2014 ACF OCS EI 0774)

 

 

Opportunity Information:

  • The Administration for Children and Families OCS in the income security and social services sector is offering a public funding opportunity titled "Assets for Independence Demonstration Program" and is now available to receive applicants.
  • Interested and eligible applicants and submit their applications by referencing the CFDA number(s): 93.602 Assets for Independence Demonstration Program.
  • This funding opportunity was created on Sep 26, 2014 and posted on Mar 7, 2014.
  • Applicants must submit their applications by Oct 27, 2014 Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 1159 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date..
  • The funding agency has allocated a total of $12,500,000.00 to eligible and selected applicants.
  • Each selected applicant is eligible to receive up to $1,000,000.00 in funding.
  • The number of recipients for this funding is limited to 50 candidate(s).
  • Eligible applicants include: Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) For profit organizations other than small businesses Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) State governments County governments Private institutions of higher education City or township governments Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Special district governments Small businesses Others (see text field entitled Additional Information on Eligibility for clarification) Independent school districts Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
  • The Assets for Independence (AFI) program is authorized to award grants to the following entities non profit entities with 501(c)(3) status state, local, or tribal government agencies applying jointly with a non profit with 501(c)(3) status financial institutions that are federally certified as either a Low Income Credit Union or a Community Development Financial Institution and that demonstrate a collaborative relationship with a local community based organization whose activities are designed to address poverty in the community and the needs of community members for economic independence and stability and entities deemed eligible under Section 405(g) of the AFI Act. States, counties, cities, townships, special districts, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, public or Indian housing authorities, and Native American tribal organizations. Per the AFI Act, governmental entities that are not deemed eligible under Section 405(g) are eligible to apply for an AFI grant only if they submit an application jointly with a non profit organization that has 501(c)(3) status. Applications submitted by joint applicants must include a signed agreement between the entities. If a governmental entity applies jointly with an entity with 501(c)(3) status, either entity may be the official applicant. An authorized representative of the entity that will be responsible for grant administration and AFI project implementation if an award is made must sign the grant application. Regardless of which entity is the official applicant, documentation of 501(c)(3) status of the non governmental joint applicant is required to establish eligibility. Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status, for profit organizations other than small businesses, small businesses, and other entities. These entities are only eligible for an AFI grant if they are federally certified as a Low Income Credit Union or a Community Development Financial Institution. Faith based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Faith based organizations are encouraged to review the ACF Policy on Grants to Faith Based Organizations at http //www.acf.hhs.gov/acf policy on grants to faith based organizations. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
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