Maternity Group Home Funding Opportunity Announcement Available

National Safe Place Network (NSPN) is pleased to share the release of the 2022 Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Maternity Group Home (MGH) funding opportunity announcement (FOA). All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 27, 2022. This funding opportunity is for a 36-month project period with three 12-month budget cycles. 

The MGH program provides safe, stable, and appropriate shelter only for pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren) for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months. Service providers must accommodate for the needs and safety of the dependent children to include facility safety standards for infants and children on the premises. MGH services include, but are not limited to, parenting skills, child development, family budgeting, and health and nutrition education, in addition to the required services provided under the Transitional Living Program to help MGH youth realize improvements in four core outcome areas. The MGH combination of shelter and services is designed to promote long-term, economic independence to ensure the well-being of the youth and their child(ren).

Funding opportunity number: HHS-2022-ACF-ACYF-YZ-0063
Estimated amount available: $6,889,381
Estimated number of awards: 28
Application due date: June 27, 2022

Click here to access the MGH FOA.

NSPN is here to help.

NSPN understands how important it is for organizations to spend their dollars wisely. NSPN's grant support services are not only affordable, more support is included than the average review service.

The cost for NSPN members to secure grant support services for the 2022 membership year are:

  • First grant proposal: $1,200
  • Second grant proposal: $1,000
  • Third grant proposal: $800

Please note: All grant support services must be accessed within the current membership year. 

Grant support services are available exclusively to all NSPN organizational members. Members utilizing grant support services will have access to:

  • Recorded webinars breaking down details of each FOA. The webinar series will be posted to The Destination for Online Training (DOT) on Tuesday, May 10th. 
  • Weekly support calls with a nationally-recognized grants professional and other NSPN members to address questions or responses regarding the FOA. Weekly support calls will begin on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. EDT. Call-in information will be available on the NSPN Support Center
  • Unlimited individual consultation for you and your development team regarding your application.
  • Professional review of your completed draft and, when time permits, based on submission deadline, a second review upon completion of edits.
  • Consultation regarding the comments you receive post-funding announcement.
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