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Healthy Marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants

$1,018,053,901

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: PROJECT GRANTS (DISCRETIONARY);DISSEMINATION OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Popular Name: (HMRF)
CFDA Number
93.086

Objectives: The funds awarded under the HMRF appropriation (which includes funds for Tribal TANF-Child Welfare (TTCW)) have three objectives: (1) To fund Healthy Marriage (HM) Promotion projects that provide a broad array of healthy marriage promotion activities and services designed to integrate skills-based healthy marriage education, along with additional services to address relationship skills and job and career advancement opportunities, for adults (age 18 and older); as well as projects that provide a broad array of healthy marriage promotion services designed to support healthy relationships and marriage, including the value of marriage in future family formation and skills-based healthy relationship and marriage education to youth in high school (grades 9-12), high-school-aged youth (ages 14-17), and/or youth in late adolescence to early adulthood (ages 18-24); (2) To fund Responsible Fatherhood (RF) promotion projects designed to provide a broad array of services to promote or sustain healthy marriage and relationships (including couple and co-parenting), strengthen positive father-child engagement, and improve employment and economic stability opportunities for adult fathers (ages 18 and older); and (3) To fund demonstration projects designed to test the effectiveness of tribal governments or tribal consortia in coordinating the provision to tribal families at risk of child abuse or neglect of child welfare services and services under tribal programs.

 
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