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CTF Funding Opportunities

The Missouri Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Board of Directors awards grant funds designed to support child abuse and neglect prevention efforts in Missouri. Notices of available funding for all CTF programs will be posted on this webpage.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Child Physical Abuse and Neglect Prevention Responsive Funding Opportunity

The Missouri Children’s Trust Fund Board of Directors is pleased to announce the availability of up to $500,000 per year for community-based child physical abuse and neglect prevention programming outside of CTF’s priority programming areas of home visiting, childhood sexual abuse prevention and infant safe sleep.

Individual applicants will be able to apply for up to $100,000 per year, renewable up to three additional years (4-year grant cycle). The initial contract period will be July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025.

  • Letters of Intent (“LOI”) are due March 22, 2024
  • Full Applications (Invitation Only) are due May 3, 2024

For more details about the grant opportunity and Informational Meeting to be held on Friday, March 8 from 1-2 p.m. CST, please download the full Request for Proposals (“RFP”). You can also download the Action Plan and Budget Form referenced in the RFP.

Please contact Jennifer.Sommerfeld@oa.mo.gov if you have any additional questions.

 

State Fiscal Year 2025 Outcomes Rate Card (“ORC”) Enrollment

The Missouri Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) is seeking Home Visiting Agencies (HVAs) who are interested in participating in a statewide home visiting (HV) outcomes rate card (ORC) that provides incentive funding to high performing HVAs who are providing year-round services to low-income Missouri families.  

The statewide ORC will distribute up to $4.35 million to HVAs for the achievement of high-priority outcome metrics over the course of 4.5 years. Beginning as a pilot in January 2023, the statewide ORC entered full implementation in July 2023 and will remain through June 2027.  

*Currently enrolled ORC participants do not need to re-enroll for FY 2025 participation.  

An Informational Meeting about this grant opportunity will be held on on Tuesday, March 12th, 2024 at 10:00 am. 

CTF has developed an application form to be completed and submitted to ctf@oa.mo.gov no later than midnight on April 15th, 2024, in order to be eligible for FY25 ORC participation. HVAs will be contacted by April 30, 2024 to begin the contracting process. 

Please contact Tara.Goins@oa.mo.gov for additional questions related to this enrollment opportunity.

Please direct general questions about CTF’s child abuse and neglect prevention funding to CTF’s Program Staff:

Jennifer Sommerfeld, Program Director

Tara Goins, Program Coordinator