Funding Opportunity
Georgia Non-Profit and Public Entities ONLY

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.  For profit agencies are ineligible.

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.

Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program
FFY2021 Statement of Need (SoN)
Contract Period: October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021

Release Date:  Thursday, March 5, 2020 (SoN will be available for download)

Mandatory Bidders Meeting: 
Monday, March 9, 2020
Location:  Clarence Brown Conference Center, Cartersville, GA
9:30AM-3:30PM  (Lunch on your own.)
Registration is not required. 
It is recommended that attendees review the SoN prior to the Bidders Meeting and be prepared with questions.

Bidders Meeting PPT will be posted here after the meeting on March 9, 2020.

Technical Assistance Period:  March 9-16, 2020
All questions must be submitted to
Responses to all questions will be posted below.

Proposal Submission Deadline  
3:00PM, Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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FFY2021 PSSF Statement of Need (SoN)
Documents will be available for download on March 5, 2020.

  • 2021 SoN Section AB - general information including eligibility
  • 2021 SoN Section C - service model requirements and guidelines
  • 2021 SoN Section D - instructions for completing and submitting proposal
  • 2021 SoN Section EF - resources and example documents

FFY2021 PSSF Proposal Forms/Templates
Documents will be available for download on March 5, 2020.

  • Form1 - Application Cover
  • Form2 - Current Contractor Report
  • Form3 - Narrative
  • Form4 - Services
  • Form5 - Service Delivery Schedule
  • Form6 - Budget
  • Form7 - Disaster Plan
  • Form8 - Cash Match Commitment
  • Form9 - Criminal History Investigations
  • Form10 - DFCS Acknowledgement
  • Form11 - EVerify Affidavit
  • Form12 - Budget Narrative
  • Resolution Template - (template for non-profits)
  • Authorization Template - (template for public entities)