This FOA has been modified. The header and language in Section VI.2. Administrative and National Policy Requirements, referencing the Award Term and Condition for Federal Recognition of Same-Sex Spouses/Marriage, has been removed.
NOTICE: The original Funding Opportunity Number for this announcement, HHS-2014-ACF-OPRE-PA-0802, has been revised to HHS-2014-ACF-OPRE-PD-0802.
The Office of Planning Research and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plan to solicit applications for Secondary Analysis of Strengthening Families Data grants. The cooperative agreements will fund research to conduct secondary data analysis of the Building Strong Families (BSF), Supporting Healthy Marriage (SHM), and Community Healthy Marriage Initiative (CHMI) datasets.
Successful applicants will demonstrate a familiarity with the proposed data for their analysis and an adequate understanding of the variables, sampling, methodology, etc. used to construct the dataset necessary for completion of the work proposed in the application. Proposed research should address topics relevant to strengthening families to improve the lives of children and parents and promote economic stability. Topics of interest include, but may not be limited to, mediators of relationship education programs, the measurement of relationship education and fatherhood with low-income families, or father involvement in low-income families.
Successful applicants will also be expected to participate in unified efforts with their fellow grantees to move the field of research focused on strengthening families forward. Data collection activities are not allowed with the funds for this grant.
Information about the BSF data can be found at https://www.acf.hhs.gov /programs/opre/research/project /building-strong-families-2002-2012.
Information about the SHM data can be found at https://www.acf.hhs.gov /programs/opre/research/project /supporting-healthy-marriages-2003-2013 .
Information about the CHMI data can be found at http://www.acf.hhs.gov /programs/opre /research/project /evaluation-of-community-healthy-marriage-initiatives.