Job & Family Services Requests for Proposals

Request for Grant Applications (RFGA)#: R-89-21-8014 for Feed Ohio: Summer Food Service Program Support Grant
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The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ (ODJFS) releases this Request for Grant Applications (RFGA)#: R-89-21-8014, on behalf of the Governor’s Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives (GOFBCI).  These grant awards will be made for the purpose of enabling approved 2008 Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsors to establish new sites (working with local faith-based and community groups) and/or strengthen programming at existing sites in communities throughout the state during the summer of 2009.

Applicants must establish at least one new SFSP site and may use funds to implement programs that support TANF Goal 3 (reduce or prevent the incidence of out of wedlock pregnancies) at new and existing SFSP sites. Only organizations that were approved SFSP sponsors in 2008 and in good standing with the Ohio Department of Education may apply. Applicants can not be seriously delinquent in any of the Child and Adult Care Food Programs. Awarded Feed Ohio grantees must begin providing services by June 2009 and maintain services for a minimum of eight weeks.  Through Feed Ohio, up to forty (40) SFSP sponsors will be selected to receive grants.

RFGA - Primary Document