The OSSE Division of Early Childhood Education announces that the Request for Applications (RFA) for the FY2012 Training in Child Maltreatment Issues Grant will be released on June 24, 2011.
The Division of Early Childhood Education seeks assistance in training up to two hundred (200) early care and education providers on the signs of child maltreatment, policies and procedures for responding to signs of child maltreatment, and reporting incidents or suspected incidents of child maltreatment. The target populations for this training are early child care and education providers in the District of Columbia. Funds in the amount of one hundred thousand ($100,000) dollars are available to support grants awarded under this Request for Applications (RFA).
Eligibility: Applicants must be: (1) a non-profit organization in the District of Columbia; (2) licensed to do business in the District of Columbia; and (3) approved by the OSSE/ECE Trainer Approval Program or agree to become approved within six (6) months of the award.
Important Dates: The RFA will be available on June 24, 2011. Applications may be obtained from the Office of the City Administrator (OCA) website, District Grants Clearinghouse link at http://capstat.oca.dc.gov/ or the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) website, http://osse.dc.gov/. Applications may also be obtained from Mr. Walter Lundy, Jr., Grants Management Specialist for ECE, 810 First Street, NE, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20002. Please call (202) 727-1839 or send an email to Walter.Lundy@dc.gov. The deadline for application submission is July 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm EST.
For more information, please contact:
Walter C. Lundy, Jr.
Grants Management Specialist
Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) Division of Early Childhood Education (ECE)
810 First Street, NE, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20002