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Foster Grandparent Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Corporation for National & Community Service
CFDA #: 94.011

Possible uses and use restrictions...

The grants may be used for: low-income Foster Grandparent stipends, transportation, physical examinations and meals; staff salaries and fringe benefits, staff travel, equipment, space costs, etc. An amount equal to 80 percent of the corporation for National Service's Federal share must be used for Foster Grandparent direct benefits. Assignment of Foster Grandparents to children and youth may occur in residential and non-residential facilities, including preschool establishments and to children living in their own homes. Volunteers are not to supplant hiring or displace employed workers, or impair existing contracts for service. No agency supervising volunteers shall request or receive compensation for services of the volunteers. Volunteers are not to be involved in and funds are not to be used for religious activities, labor or anti-labor organization, lobbying, or partisan or non-partisan political activities. In addition, eligible agencies or organizations may, with a Nofice of Grant Award from the Corporation for National and Community Service, receive technical assistance and materials to aid in establishing and operating a non-Corporation funded Foster Grandparent Program project using state, local and private funds.