(1) PURPOSE. The purpose of this grant
program is to provide funds to support existing or emerging System of Care
framework in Georgia communities. Funded communities will offer prevention,
educational, and social service activities designed to prevent child abuse and
neglect, juvenile delinquency, and promote positive youth development while
enhancing the quality of family life through the provision of services targeted
to specific populations of focus. For 2010, the area of focus is the Governor's
Result Area - Educated.
AND CONDITIONS. Grant recipients are required to submit quarterly financial and
progress reports through a web-based grants management system. Reports will
include program data, participant data, and financial data. Grant funds are
administered on a quarterly allotment system. Recipients must comply with
federal and state financial regulations relating to purchases, contracts, audit
requirements and the maintenance of financial records. A final evaluation
report must be submitted and approved by GOCF prior to final disbursement of
grant funds. Grant recipients may be required to participate in a cross-site
RECIPIENTS. Eligible applicants must be either a legal public government entity
or non-profit (501c3) organization.
(4) AWARD CRITERIA. Completed proposals
consist of a summary, community partner overview, defined target population,
system of care description, evaluation plan strategy implementation plan, job
description, budget summary workbooks, and signed certifications. Applicants
must comply with specific requirements published in the 2010 System of Care:
Community Strategy Grant Program Request for Proposals (RFP).
DIRECTIONS AND DEADLINES FOR APPLYING.
The deadline for proposal submission is March 1, 2010. Specific directions are
contained in the 2010 System of Care: Community Strategy Grant Program Request
for Proposals, which is available on the GOCF website (www.children.ga.gov
). Questions should be
directed to Tonia Poole, Governor's Office for Children and Families, 55 Park
Place, NE, Suite 410, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, (404) 656-5600, or e-mail