Amount: $50 million
Overview: This program is administered by the Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families. The purpose is to expand and strengthen the role of organizations in their ability to provide social services to low-income communities. The Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) consists of two grant programs:
- The CCF Demonstration Program funds intermediary organizations that serve as a bridge between the Federal government and smaller organizations by providing them with training, technical assistance, and capacity-building sub-awards.
- The CCF Communities Empowering Youth Program funds experienced organizations that build the capacity of their collaborating partners that together are providing alternatives to gang involvement, youth violence, and child abuse and neglect and generally fostering positive youth development.
CCF Demonstration program: Non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, tribal government organizations, public agencies, state and local governments, and colleges and universities.
CCF Communities Empowering Youth program: Non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, tribal government organizations, and colleges and universities.