Funding Opportunity Announcement
For Georgia Non-Profit and Public Entities ONLY

FFY2020 Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program
Statement of Need

Georgia Division of Family and Children Services is pleased to announce the release date of a funding opportunity for family-serving, non-profit agencies and public entities through its Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) program. PSSF provides funding for community-based services to children and families who may be at risk for child abuse and neglect or who have had confirmed reports of child abuse and neglect and are involved with the state's child welfare agency.

PSSF Statement of Need (SoN) Release: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Statement of Need detailing application guidelines, proposal, and contract requirements for FFY2020 will be posted and available for download at the bottom of this page.

Mandatory Bidders Meeting: Thursday, March 7, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Clarence Brown Conference Center
5450 Georgia Hwy 20, Cartersville, GA 30121

Registration is NOT required.

All agencies interested in submitting a proposal for FFY2020 PSSF funding MUST send a representative to the Bidders Meeting. Applicants are required to submit proposals electronically. Usernames and passwords used to upload proposals will only be available at the Bidders Meeting.

Technical Assistance: March 7 - March 15, 2019
Information on requesting technical assistance will be included in the SoN document and communicated at the Bidders Meeting. All technical assistance inquiries must be emailed to

Submission Deadline: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12:00 NOON EDT
Proposals must be submitted electronically, as directed in SoN, and received in their entirety by the deadline.

Contract Period: October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020

FFY2020 SoN Bidders Meeting PowerPoint

Technical assistance provided in response to questions regarding FFY2020 SoN:

Click below to see questions submitted and responses.

1. Questions and Answers. March 7-12

2. Questions and Answers. March 13-15

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FFY2020 PSSF Statement of Need (SoN)

Click links below to download each section of the SoN. Print a copy to bring to the Bidders Meeting.

FFY2020 PSSF Proposal Forms/Templates

Forms must be downloaded and saved to computer before completing. Instructions for completing forms/templates are included in SoN Section D.
To download, click on links below.