Applications for the Office of Family Assistance Fatherhood Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential Grants (Fatherhood FIRE) are due July 1, 2020. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a proposal to implement one specific program model designed to serve one specific group of fathers. If your organization is considering applying for this funding, the FRPN has numerous resources available on our website that may be helpful in developing your approach.
Several of the FRPN grantee reports may be useful to reference, including:
The FRPN has also published numerous new and original measures of fathers' involvement with children and coparenting for low-income, nonresident fathers. The measures are available at no cost and are being used in several studies. Several of the measures are also available in Spanish. These brief, easy-to-administer measures have been validated with low-income, nonresidential fathers attending fatherhood programs.
Learn more about the FRPN measures.
Our published papers offer insight into conducting fatherhood programs. Consider this paper on fathers' dosage:
- Fagan, J. & Pearson, J. (2019). Fathers' dosage in community-based programs for low-income fathers. Family Process. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12416
FRPN training and technical assistance resources include 22 learning community webinars covering such topics as how to measure fatherhood program outcomes, engaging program participants, and using two-generation strategies to serve low-income fathers.
Access the FRPN training and technical assistance resources.