[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 197 (Thursday, October 11, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 61761]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25018]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[CFDA Number: 93.612]


Announcement of the Award of a Single-Source Grant to the Native 
American Fatherhood and Families Association (NAFFA) in Mesa, AZ

AGENCY: Administration for Native Americans, ACF, HHS.

ACTION: Announcement of the award of a single-source grant to Native 
American Fatherhood and Families Association (NAFFA) in Mesa, AZ, to 
support activities promoting Responsible Fatherhood in Native American 
communities.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
Administration for Native Americans (ANA) announces the award of a 
cooperative agreement in the amount of $250,000 to the Native American 
Fatherhood and Families Association (NAFFA) in Mesa, AZ to conduct a 
national outreach campaign focused on promoting the importance of 
fatherhood in Native communities. Included in the national outreach 
campaign will be a national conference, regional workshops, webinars, 
and a Native American Responsible Fatherhood Day that will be promoted 
and implemented throughout Native American communities during the month 
of June 2013. The award will be made under ANA's program for Social and 
Economic Development Strategies.

DATES: The award will be issued for the time period of September 30, 
2012 to September 29, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carmelia Strickland, Director, 
Division of Program Operations, Administration for Native Americans, 
370 L'Enfant Promenade SW., Washington, DC 20047. Telephone: 877-922-
9262; Email: Carmelia.strickland@acf.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NAFFA, located in Mesa, Arizona, is a Native 
non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen Native Families 
by responsibly involving fathers in the lives of their children, 
families, and communities and partnering with mothers to provide happy 
and safe families.

    Statutory Authority:  This program is authorized under Sec.  
803(a) of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (NAPA), 42 U.S.C. 
2991b.

Lillian A. Sparks,
Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans.
[FR Doc. 2012-25018 Filed 10-10-12; 8:45 am]
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