Job & Family Services Requests for Proposals

Request for Grant Applications (RFGA)#: JFSR1213-17-8026 for the Fatherhood Initiative
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Announcement Letter

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Request for Grant Application, RFGA#: JFSR1213178026 in order to award eight grants to any political subdivision (city, township, etc.), County Government or qualified non-profit faith based or community organizations to implement partnership-based, innovative and effective regional fatherhood-specific programs on topics such as emotional accessibility, family support, and responsibility.  Multiple applicants will be selected to provide effective approaches to 1) building the parenting skills of fathers, 2) providing employment related services to low income, non-custodial fathers, 3) preventing premature fatherhood, 4) providing services to fathers who are inmates in or have just been released from imprisonment in a state/federal correctional or in any other detention facility, so that they are able to maintain or reestablish their relationships with their families 5) reconciling fathers with their families, or 6) increasing public awareness of the critical role that fathers play.  Applicants’ proposals in response to this competitive opportunity must clearly demonstrate the required qualifications to perform this work by providing all information as directed.  All responses must be prepared and submitted in strict accordance with the requirements, instructions, and time frames given in the RFGA.

  Actual RFGA
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