These grant projects will leverage the child support program’s responsible parenting expertise to educate and motivate teens and young adults to postpone parenthood until after they complete their education, start a career, and have a committed relationship. Grant recipients of the second cohort will participate in peer learning opportunities with the first cohort.
OCSE administers grant-funded demonstration projects, waivers, and other research-related partnerships to produce the best outcomes for children and families.
Under authority of Section 1115(a) of the Social Security Act, we offer grant opportunities periodically (based on available funding each year) to state and tribal child support agencies, or their state umbrella agencies. Section 1115 demonstrationgrants must be used for research and to improve the child support program. Each funding opportunity is unique, and applications must respond to the outlined project goals and requirements in the announcement.