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Performance Management System Development and Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting for the Community Services Block Grant Program

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Funding Opportunity Number: Help for Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2014-ACF-OCS-ET-0829
Forecast ID Number: Help for Forecast ID Number ACF-2014-FCAST-0207
Fiscal Year: Help for Fiscal Year 2014
Funding Opportunity Title: Help for Funding Opportunity Title Performance Management System Development and Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting for the Community Services Block Grant Program
CFDA Number: Help for CFDA Number 93.569
Funding Activity Category: Help for Funding Activity Category Income Security and Social Services
Funding Instrument Type Code(s): Help for Funding Instrument Type Code(s) Cooperative Agreement
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement: Help for Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement No
Affordable Care Act (ACA): Help for Affordable Care Act (ACA) No
Estimated Funding Information:
Estimated Funding: Help for Estimated Funding $900,000
Expected Number of Awards: Help for Expected Number of Awards 1
Estimated Award Ceiling: Help for Estimated Award Ceiling $900,000
Estimated Award Floor: Help for Estimated Award Floor $900,000
Estimated Milestone Dates:
Estimated Post Date: Help for Estimated Post Date 04/29/2014
Estimated Application Due Date: Help for Estimated Application Due Date 06/30/2014
Application Due Date Explanation: Help for 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: Help for Estimated Award Date 08/31/2014
Estimated Start Date: Help for Estimated Start Date 09/30/2014
Eligibility Category: Help for Eligibility Category
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

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As prescribed by Section 678A(c)(2) of the CSBG Act, eligible applicants are CSBG-eligible entities or statewide or local organizations or associations with demonstrated expertise in providing training on methods of effectively addressing the needs of low-income families and communities.

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. Applications from individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship for-profit organizations are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.


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The Office of Community Services (OCS) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will support one three-year cooperative agreement for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Program - Performance Management System Development and Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting.

This three-year funding opportunity will support a process to update Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) performance management systems which will be available to states to meet annual State reporting requirements of the CSBG as outlined in Section 678E(a). As specified in the CSBG Act, all States must participate in a performance management system and to report on performance and also account for expenditure of funds received through CSBG.

The CSBG performance management system is currently being reviewed and updated to meet the current and future needs of the CSBG Network.  Enhancements and revisions to the Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) system will require changes to reporting forms, development of Informational Memorandums and training and technical assistance for States and local eligible entities.  The grantee under this cooperative agreement will be responsible for developing reporting forms, training and technical assistance information and materials and conducting training for the CSBG Network over the three year period covered by the agreement. 

This grant will enable the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Office of Community Services (OCS) to meet its responsibilities to report to Congress on the activities and accomplishments of CSBG as outlined in Section 678E(b) of the CSBG Act. In the three year-period covered by the grant, OCS plans to transition to web-based data collection and reporting systems. The grantee under this cooperative agreement will be responsible for developing a three year plan of transition from current State reporting approaches to an Online Data Collection (OLDC) linked to the ACF GrantSolutions system.  It is expected that the grantee will work with States to maintain current reporting approaches during the first year while assisting in clearance of online data elements through the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) .Throughout the three-year period the grantee will continue to provide technical assistance to grantees on the submission and use of data for ROMA and reporting purposes.  In addition, the grantee will be expected over the three year period to conduct national aggregation and analysis of data and assist in the development of an annual report to Congress.  Over the three year period, it is expected that the grantee will collaborate with OCS in creation of an open website that allows grantees, and the general public access to information regarding CSBG expenditures, activities and results.



Federal Agency Contact Information: Help for Federal Agency Contact Information
Federal Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Name: Seth Hassett
Email Address: Seth.Hassett@ ACF.hhs.gov
Phone: (202) 401-2333
OpDiv: Administration for Children & Families
Sub OpDiv: Office of Community Services
Division: Division of State Assistance
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