Grant/Contract Opportunities

Grants Awarded!

Economic Empowerment Grant: In September 2017, the OCAP released a competitive Request for Applications to support the financial empowerment of parents as part of the core child abuse and neglect prevention services provided to families. This allowed up to ten applicants to apply for funding to deliver economic empowerment projects that help reduce stress on families and combat risk factors for child abuse and neglect. The OCAP is pleased to announce that five proposals were chosen to receive the award of approximately $75,000 per organization, per year. The five organizations to be funded are: Community Action Partnership of Orange County, SAY San Diego, Community Action Partnership- Sonoma County, Community Action Partnership of Kern, and Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County.

Economic Empowerment RFA (PDF Download)
     •  Due Date: October 20, 2017 5:00 pm PST
     •  Economic Empowerment RFA Q&A (Webinar)
     •  Economic Empowerment RFA Q&A
     • Announcement: Economic Empowerment Awarded (PDF)

Required RFA Forms:
     • 
RFA Forms A-G  (Zipped File) 

Note: If you experience any problems with any of the forms, please email karen.skeoch@dss.ca.gov

OCAP Awarded Grants

Parent Leadership Program: A training and technical assistance program to create parent leaders and empower them to actively participate in program planning and the evaluation of systems in the area of child abuse prevention, specifically to mitigate the major risk factors of poverty and substance abuse.

Parent Leadership RFA: Q&A  (Webinar) 
Parent Leadership RFA: Q&A
Announcement: Parent Leadership Awarded

Community in Unity RFA: Community in Unity will develop collective impact projects with a focus on mitigating poverty and/or substance abuse in targeted areas
of  need throughout the state of California.

Community in Unity RFA: Q&A (Webinar)
Community in Unity RFA: Q&A
Announcement: Community in Unity Awarded  


Innovative Partnerships RFA: The Innovative Partnerships program is for the development of regional collaborative networks between Child Abuse Prevention Councils (CAPCs) and community stakeholders, in an effort to improve child abuse prevention outcomes.

Innovative Partnerships Q&A (Webinar)
Innovative Partnerships RFA: Q&A
Announcement: Innovative Partnerships Awarded  

Strategies 2.0 RFA: The OCAP is seeking a collaborative applicant (two or more organizations) with the capacity and ability to provide statewide T&TA in  best practices and/or promising practices to mitigate the major risk factors of child abuse and neglect, particularly substance abuse and poverty.

Strategies RFA: Q&A 
Announcement: Strategies Grant Awarded