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HHS Announces $150 Million in Grants to Support Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Families

The Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently funded a new $150 million investment in programs that support responsible fatherhood and healthy marriages.

On Wednesday, June 29, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced funding for four discretionary grant awards totaling $150 million for Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood grants. “This funding provides organizations in underserved communities with the tools they need to promote responsible parenting, to encourage healthy marriage and relationships, and to remove barriers to financial security and self-sufficiency,” said Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.  

Learn more by reading Secretary Sebelius's recent blog on Huffington Post or by visiting the HHS website.