|News from the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network
|FRPN Issues Second Request for Proposals
The Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) has issued our second request for proposals (RFP). This grant funding opportunity is designed for:
- Evaluations of fatherhood services designed to promote economic stability, effective parenting or coparenting with fathers and/or improve effective practice.
- Studies of innovative approaches to recruit, engage and retain fathers for services or fathers and mothers for coparenting services.
- Studies that focus on low-income, never-married and nonresident fathers.
- Studies that use rigorous evaluation designs (randomized controlled trials or strong quasi-experimental), replication studies or exploratory studies that systematically examine innovative approaches.
Eligible applicants include:
- Teams of researchers and established fatherhood programs that have a strong track record in recruitment, retention and low attrition of fathers.
- Programs with and without funding from the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance.
- Programs based in many places (community-based organizations, courts, agencies, schools), but not prisons or other institutional settings.
- Teams willing to limit their administrative overhead or indirect costs to 15%.
- Download the FRPN RFP here.
- Submit a three-page letter of interest by February 5, 2016.
- If selected, submit a full proposal (20 pages) by April 8, 2016.
- Funded projects begin July 1, 2016 and last up to 24 months. The FRPN will distribute approximately 2-4 awards of $50,000 and 4-5 awards of $100,000.
Questions? Please contact FRPN Senior Research Coordinator Rebecca Kaufman at Rebecca.Kaufman@temple.edu.
FRPN to Host Fourth Webinar: A Conversation with Researchers About New FRPN Outcome Measures for Nonresident Fathers
On Tuesday, January 12, 2016 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. EST, the FRPN will host our fourth learning community webinar for fatherhood practitioners and researchers. The webinar will review the new FRPN RFP and feature a roundtable discussion with researchers about our outcome measures for nonresident fathers. These measures are intended to serve as evaluation resources for responsible fatherhood programs.
The featured researchers for this webinar include:
- Justin Dyer, PhD
- Jay Fagan, PhD
- Jessica Pearson, PhD
- Rebecca Kaufman, MSW
Register for A Conversation with Researchers About New FRPN Outcome Measures for Nonresident Fathers here.
Contact Us to Learn More
FRPN Co-Director Jay Fagan, PhD | Professor, Temple University School of Social Work
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