The OCF grants process is now closed.  Applicant agencies will be advised of funding approval as indicated on the calendar below.

Office for Children and Families Grants Calendar for Fiscal Year 2018

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Application published to County website
Thursday, February 9, 2017 Pre-Proposal Info Session 2:00 PM. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Applications due by 4:00 pm.

March 2017 Revie
w Panel process is conducted with final recommendations given to the OCF Director for inclusion in the FY 18 Governor's Office for Children's NOFA.
Monday, March 20, 2017 (or sooner) Agencies notified of outcome of the review panel process.

Monday, April 24, 2017 OCF Grant Applications submitted to the Governor's Office for Children. 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Governor's Office for Children's funding awards announced to OCF. 
Monday, June 5, 2017 Agencies notified of outcome of the NOFA
July 2017 Contracts will be provided to agencies for FY 18 funding cycle. 


All questions regarding the grant process are to be submitted in writing.  The deadline to submit questions is 2/13/17 and will be responded to by 2/15/17. Please email questions here using the subject line "OCF FY 18 Grants Question".  

2/15/17 Information Session Question Responses  


2/8/2017 Please note  an audit requirement question has been added to the application.

2/10/2017 Click HERE for more information about ACEs. 

2/10/2017 Click HERE for the Governor's Office for Children's (GOC) Strategic Goals overview.  
Application Information - Please read! 

Please click HERE to read important information prior to beginning the application process.  

Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions. 

Application Forms Budget Forms: 

All application forms for the FY 18 application process are stored here for your convenience.

Please follow the instructions in the application. 

Program Budget Form - Blank form to be downloaded, completed and uploaded as part of your application(s).

Services Contract Agreement - Agreement to be downloaded, reviewed and acknowledged (as indicated in the application) as part of your application(s).

W-9 Form - Form to be downloaded, completed and uploaded as part of your application(s). 

Sample Results and Indicators - These may be helpful when creating performance measures. This list is not all inclusive.