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Volume 3 Issue 5                                                                                                              May 2013
In This OCF Issue
New OCF Grant Announcement
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Welcome to the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood E-Newsletter


Greetings from the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood. This newsletter keeps the community informed about the Commission's efforts to help fathers become better parents, partners and providers.  


Please visit our website at www.fatherhood.ohio.gov to learn more about them and for information about upcoming events around the state to strengthen fathers and families.

New OCF Grant Announcement
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood is pleased to announce  the release of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Request for Grant Application (RFGA) number JFSR1415178056 for the purpose of awarding funding to qualified applicants to implement a regional fatherhood program. Please see announcement details by clicking here.


ODJFS is seeking applicants who are political subdivisions, county government or non-profit organizations in Ohio. ODJFS seeks to fund proposals that implement a regional approach to helping vulnerable fathers and families. ODJFS is particularly interested in specific project descriptions that focus on outcomes and convey strategies for achieving intended performance. This grant will provide funding only to established fatherhood programs  that have been in continuous operation for at
least three years.