Support provided through this opportunity will allow grant recipients to develop and/or enhance strategic multi-system collaboration among child welfare agencies, ECE, and other partners to effectively prevent child abuse and neglect and provide comprehensive supports to children and families, including those who have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality. Grant recipients will support effective collaboration between partners at multiple levels, including coordination and collaboration between state, agency, and parent leaders; managers and direct services staff; families; and community partners. Grant funding will support the development of policy, procedures, quality practice, and other strategies to address systemic racial inequities across systems that work to support children and families at-risk of or with current engagement with the child welfare system. Grant recipients will implement strategies to ensure that partnerships are established, enhanced, and/or institutionalized.
Grant recipients will focus on meeting the following project goals:
Estimated Total Program Funding: