We are pleased to share with you our state fiscal year (SFY) 2019 annual report. Our seven grantees used a web-based case management system called "Efforts to Outcomes." This allowed them to enter data directly and immediately, increasing transparency, accountability and making it much easier to analyze results. Click here to read the report
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) just released a new funding opportunity. In recognition of the importance of involved, committed and supportive fathers, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) on behalf of the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) will award up to twenty (20) mini-grants to not-for-profit organizations and/or government entities to provide father-child events during the month of June. Funding is available up to $3,500.00. Funds for the events will be made available on a reimbursement basis. All expenditures must be made during the month of June 2020. Here is a link to the grant application which is due by 3:00PM on March 2, 2020: http://jfs.ohio.gov/rfp/index.stm
Here is a link to the Q&A for this grant: https://procure.ohio.gov/proc/viewDocQuestions.asp?oppID=19507
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) announces this Request for Letterhead Bid (RLB), from The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) seeking a vendor to provide specialized Fatherhood Grant Writing training to up to seventy-five (75) attendees on May 20, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio. To read and apply, please obtain the complete RLB and instructions on how to apply at: https://procure.ohio.gov/proc/viewProcOpps.asp?oppID=18504
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood has awarded grants to two Ohio organizations across the state to help fathers in their areas become better parents, partners and providers. Each will receive $150,000 over the next two fiscal years:
Click here to read the full news release.
Mark your calendars and save the date for the next Ohio Fatherhood Summit. It will take place in Columbus on May 20 & 21, 2020. Click on the link to view the flyer. More information will be provided via our e-newsletters as the date draws near.
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) has awarded grants to five Ohio organizations. Each organization will receive $260,000 over the next two fiscal years:
Click on the link to read the ODJFS Press Release.
2020 Commission Meeting Dates: Feb.13, May 14, July 9, Sept. 10, and Nov. 12.
All of the commission meetings are from 10AM to noon in the Riffe Tower in downtown Columbus. If you would like to attend a commission meeting, please contact Terri Simons at 614-752-0182. Click the highlighted text to learn more about the commission meetings.
Reforming Child Support to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families, June 2019
Supporting the Fatherhood Journey: Finding from the Parents and Children Together (PACT) Evaluation
Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED) Impact Report
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Promoting Responsible Fatherhood
AdCouncil Fatherhood PSAs
Region V Fatherhood Webinars
National Fatherhood Initiative
National Center for Fathering
Kids Count Data
Grant Writing Webinar (Power Point Slides)
Infant Vitality Toolkit for Fathers
Ohio County Services
Ohio Practitioners Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF)
Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality
Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition
Ohio Putative Father Registry
Ohio Strong Babies
Start Talking Ohio
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