State of Hope launches fifth round of applications – On Common Ground News


ATLANTE-– State of Hope (SOH) of Georgia opened its fifth round of applications on Monday, June 20, 2022, and is looking for “big ideas” that will help child and family service providers, community members, families, and caregivers. companies to create and maintain nurturing environments for healthy families.

Over the past five years, the SOH ecosystem has grown to include more than 250 designated sites throughout Georgia. These sites are actively committed to impacting the well-being of children in their communities through efforts focused on one of the four “Opportunities for Hope” areas, specifically education, trauma awareness, quality of care and economic self-sufficiency.

Nominations will be accepted from June 20 to July 1, 2022, with priority given to ideas that promote one or more of Georgia’s prevention goals, namely economic stability, mental and physical health of families, family resilience, improving knowledge on the prevention of child abuse and neglect and improving access to early childhood education under the SOH pillars.

Applicants are encouraged to review the SOH website and the Georgia Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Plan (GCANPP) to learn more about the six prevention goals before submitting their application.

The State of Hope is an initiative that aims to encourage nonprofits, philanthropies, government, businesses, and communities across Georgia to work together closely to create local safety nets that will prevent the conditions that contribute to educational disparities, threaten a family’s self-sufficiency, and could lead to child abuse and neglect.

For more information, please email [email protected].

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