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Parent Links (Hope! Dream! Achieve!)

Funding Description

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.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Family Resource Centers funded by the Individuals with Disabilties Education Improvement Act (IDEA) are eligible to apply. This is not a competitive grant, and there is no Request for Applications (RFA).
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-161-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 0000
Total Available $100,000
Recipient Amount $10,000-$65,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Using funding from a federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention grant, the California Department of Education will provide $10,000 per year for three years to one existing IDEA funded Family Resource Center (FRC) in the northern California region, $25,000 per year for three years to one existing IDEA funded FRC in the central California region, and $65,000 per year for three years to one existing IDEA funded FRC in the southern California region.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date October 31, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Nancy Grosz Sager, 916-327-3868,
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, 916-327-3530,
Division State Special Schools and Services Division, 916-327-3850 (phone), 916-445-4550 (fax)
Last Modified: November 7, 2012

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