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Parent Links (State Operations)

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

The Parent Links (Hope! Dream! Achieve!) program will provide funding to selected Family Resource Centers to provide parent-to-parent support to families of infants identified through the California Newborn Hearing Screening Program.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Family Resource Centers funded by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) are eligible to apply.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Pre-K
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0, 1, 2

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-001-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 0000
Total Available $35,000
Recipient
Amount
$10,000-$15,000
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Each Family Resource Center (FRC) will receive $10,000. These funds are to be spent for outreach activities, to include regional family events for families of children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Each FRC must submit a plan to Nancy Grosz Sager by July 31, outlining the outreach events that will be held between August 1, 2012, and September 30, 2012. Family Focus will receive an additional amount of $5,000 to develop a data base to record the information gathered from Parent Links contacts with families of infants identified through the California Newborn Hearing Screening Program. Family Focus will prepare an annual report, due March 30 of each year they receive a Parent Links grant, summarizing the information collected and recorded in the data base.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date July 31, 2012
Expected
Notification Date
September 17, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/parentlink12result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Nancy Grosz Sager
Phone : 916-327-3868
E-mail : nsager@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Beckie Robinson
Phone : 916-327-3530
E-mail : brobinson@cde.ca.gov
Division State Special Schools and Services Division
Phone : 916-327-3850
Fax : 916-445-4550

Last Modified: September 17, 2012

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