Program Instructions (PI)

These issuances explain procedures and methods for operationalizing program policies, add details to program regulations or policy guide requirements, and convey to grantees program guidance information on actions they are expected or required to take.

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to state, territorial and tribal title IV-E agencies on the actions required to apply for title IV-B, subpart 2 funding to support the development, enhancement or evaluation of kinship navigator programs.  

This Program Instruction (PI) instructs title IV-E agencies on actions needed to receive title IV-E Kinship Navigator funding under the provisions of Section 8, Division X of P.L. 116-260. These provisions authorize programmatic flexibility and enhanced funding for the period of April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction and guidance to title IV-B/ IV-E agencies and Court Improvement Program Grantees on actions required to address the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act which was enacted as Division X of P.L. 116-260, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.

This Program Instruction (PI) sets forth the requirements for recipients of Community-Based Grants for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect awards for FY 2021; and provides guidance and instructions for the preparation and submission of the application and annual reports.

This Program Instruction provides information on changes to the CIP that become effective in FY 2022 and provides updated and supplemental guidance on actions need to apply for FY 2022 state CIP funding.
 

This Program Information sets forth the eligibility requirements and the grant application procedures for FY 2021 Children’s Justice Act (CJA) grants and provides the tentative State allocation table.

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to Indian Tribes, Indian Tribal Organizations and Indian Tribal Consortia (hereafter “tribes,” unless otherwise noted) on actions they are required to take to receive their allotments for Federal Fiscal Year (FY)1 2022 (subject to the availability of appropriations) authorized under title IV-B, subparts 1 and 2, and Chafee and ETV programs.

The purpose of this Program Instruction is to set forth the eligibility requirements and grant application procedures for the basic, data and training CIP grants for FY 2022, including the development of a new five-year strategic plan, and to provide guidance on the requirements for state courts to continuously assess and improve the handling of court proceedings related to child welfare and enhance collaboration with title IV-B/IV-E agencies and tribes.

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to states, territories, and insular areas (hereafter “states,” unless otherwise noted) on actions they are required to take to receive their allotments for Federal Fiscal Year (FY)1 2022 (subject to the availability of appropriations) authorized under title IV-B, subparts 1 and 2, section 106 of CAPTA, Chafee and ETV programs.

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to agencies administering title IV-B, subpart 1 of the Act (the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services Program) on the supplemental fiscal year (FY) 2020 funding provided under the CARES Act.

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