System Alert

IMPORTANT: Due to a technical issue with posting certain Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) FOAs, applications submitted without any errors on for the affected ACYF FOAs will remain in a “Validated” status on After the FOA has officially closed, you will receive two subsequent emails from indicating that 1. your submission has been retrieved from by ACF and 2. your submission has been assigned an Agency Tracking ID by ACF. This issue affects applications under ACYF/Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) FOAs with “post dates” on or after 04/28/2016 through 05/17/2016 as well as ACYF/Children’s Bureau (CB) FOAs with “post dates” on or after 03/18/2016 through 05/17/2016.

Funding Opportunity Announcements

Welcome to ACF's Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) page. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are responsible for the Federal Programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.

Please visit to download and complete the application package for a specific ACF Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). The application package contains all Standard Forms and instructions relating to the application, assurances, and disclosures. Copies of these forms are also available in the Forms Repository.