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Community-based Approaches to Strengthening Economic Supports for Working Families

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.137
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Aug 17, 2020

For programmatic or technical questions:
Naomi Aspaas

For grants management or budget questions:
Roscoe Brunson


The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health is offering demonstration grants to determine if earned income tax credit (EITC) outreach and education activities in communities at higher risk for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can result in increased EITC receipt and changes in risk and/or protective factors for ACEs. Rural communities are a priority population.

Objectives include:

  • Establish multi-sectorial partnerships to support EITC outreach and education activities in communities at higher risk for ACEs. Partnerships across a diverse range of sectors, including health, education, social services, justice, and finance are required.
  • Plan and implement EITC outreach and education activities in communities at higher risk for ACEs

Target populations include:

  • Communities with moderately sized immigrant populations
  • Rural areas
  • Individuals who are self-employed
  • Hispanic populations
  • Limited English speakers
  • High school non-completers

Eligible applicants include:

  • State, county, city, township, and special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and state controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private nonprofit institutions of higher education
  • Federally recognized Native American Tribal governments
  • Public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities
  • Native American Tribal organizations
  • Nonprofits with and without 501(c)(3) status
  • U.S. territories
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $450,000 per year
Award floor: $300,000 per year
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $2,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Hispanic or Latino · Human services · Immigrants · Income · Income support and assistance · Limited English proficient · Migrants · Poverty · Self-sufficiency · Social determinants of health

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