Breakdown: 2013 Funding from Administration for Children, Youth and Families

The Administration for Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), the central child welfare funding agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, quietly announced 200 discretionary grants totaling $53.7 million in late October amidst the federal government shutdown.

Click here for The Imprint‘s sortable spreadsheet of ACYF 2013 money, which includes information about recipients, grant program, and award amounts. Below is a program-by-program breakdown:

Basic Centers for Homeless/Runaway Youth

Total amount: $15.2 million
Number of recipients: 97
Average grant: $157,000

Street Outreach to Homeless/Runaway Youth

Total amount: $7.8 million
Number of recipients: 50
Average grant: $156,000

Model Programs for Child Welfare-Involved Youth at Risk of Being Homeless

Total amount: $6.5 million
Number of recipients: 18
Average Grant: $361,000

Diligent Recruitment of Families for Children in Foster Care

Total amount: $2.8 million
Number of recipients: 7
Average amount: $400,000

Promoting Well-Being and Adoption After Trauma

Total amount: $3 million
Number of recipients: 6
Average amount: $500,000

Building Child Welfare Capacity

Total amount: $2 million
Number of recipients: 1 (JBS International)

Adoption Recruitment Campaign

Total amount: $1.5 million
Number of recipients: 1 (Adoption Exchange Association)

National Center for Child Welfare Curriculum

Total amount: $1 million
Number of recipients: 1 (University of Maryland)

Child Welfare Workforce Institute

Total amount: $4.1 million
Number of recipients: 1 (Research Foundation for SUNY-Albany)

Tribal IV-E Programs

Total amount: $1.5 million
Number of recipients: 5
Average Grant: $300,000

Families Affected by Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS

Total amount: $3.8 million
Number of recipients: 8
Average amount: $475,000

Abstinence Education

Total amount: $4.3 million
Number of recipients: 9
Average Grant: $478,000

Assisting LGBT

Total amount: $300,000
Number of recipients: 1 (The University of Illinois Board of Trustees)

John Kelly is the editor-in-chief of The Imprint

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