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Children's Advocacy National Subgrant Program

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National Children's Alliance (NCA)
Sep 30, 2022


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The Children's Advocacy National Subgrant Program provides funding for the establishment, improvement, and expansion of Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) to provide a coordinated response to victims of child abuse through multidisciplinary teams composed of representatives from the statutorily mandated and other involved agencies. Funding may be used for provision of core services, establishment and expansion, mental health training, teleservices, and medical/forensic interviewing equipment, as well as grants for Chapters.

Program objectives include:

  • Increase the number of communities with access to the multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse and the services of a Children's Advocacy Center
  • Increase the number of resource-poor, geographically isolated, rural, and/or underserved communities developing a multidisciplinary approach to child abuse
  • Increase access to Children's Advocacy Center services and improve the quality of CAC and multidisciplinary team response within states, through the National Children's Alliance State Chapters
  • Improve the quality of forensic interviews, medical evaluations, and mental health intervention provided by Children's Advocacy Centers and multidisciplinary teams to child abuse victims

Eligible applicants include:

  • NCA Accredited Children's Advocacy Centers
  • NCA Associate/Developing Children's Advocacy Centers
  • NCA Affiliate Children's Advocacy Centers
  • NCA Satellite Child Advocacy Centers
  • Non-member multidisciplinary teams (multidisciplinary teams in areas in which there are no existing CACs)
  • Tribal multidisciplinary teams
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: Up to $50,000 per year based on the project type
Project period: Up to 3 years

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Capital funding · Child welfare · Children and youth · Families · Health screening · Human services · Mental health · Telehealth

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