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Sneak Preview: GAO Promotes Use of Guardian Assistance Program

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Although Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials plan to add information to the Children’s Bureau website about direct federal funding for tribal Foster Care…

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Sneak Preview: ED, HHS Promote Resources To Help At-Risk Youth

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Officials from the departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education (ED) are collaborating to develop a guide that would provide information about available federal…

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Sneak Preview: HHS, States Aim To Reduce Congregate Foster Care

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to collaborate with state child welfare agencies to address challenges that hinder the placement of children out…

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Sneak Preview: HHS To Evaluate Participation of Tribes in Foster Care Program

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is collaborating with Indian tribal organizations to determine whether to ask Congress for additional flexibilities in the Foster Care…

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Sneak Preview: New York Penalized for Data Submission Errors

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) States receiving John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP) awards should be aware of the potential penalties for failing to accurately submit all of the required…

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Sneak Preview: N.C. Agency Urged To Seek Foster Care Funds

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) While the North Carolina Office of State Auditor encouraged the state juvenile justice agency to conduct a cost-benefit analysis to determine if pursuing federal Foster Care funding…

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Sneak Preview: Mich. Aims To Boost Youth in Transition Outcomes

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Michigan human services officials plan to work with the federal government to evaluate data and surveys on youth transitioning from foster care to self-sufficiency to ensure the…

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