ICF International Awarded New Contracts by Health and Human Services Department with Combined Value of Approximately $10.5 Million
Firm to Support Two Offices within Administration for Children and Families
Fairfax, Virginia, October 17, 2007 -
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) announced it has won six new contracts with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contracts carry a combined value of approximately US$10.5 million, with approximately $7 million funded. The length of the contracts varies from 24 months to 48 months.
In securing these contracts, ICF continues its decade-long service in support of the ACF-funded state, territorial, and tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, created by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. ICF will provide a full range of services, including technical support and training, program and product development, IT solutions, performance management, and evaluation.
“These new projects reflect the confidence ICF has earned from the Administration for Children and Families for our capabilities and expertise,” said Gerald Croan, an executive vice president with ICF and founder of Caliber Associates, which brought along several ACF contracts when it was acquired by ICF in 2005. “We’re pleased to expand our scope of work to include these important initiatives and look forward to supporting the agency in its mission to help alleviate the cycle of poverty that affects millions of Americans.”
The initiatives ICF will support under the new contracts include the TANF and Tribal TANF/Child Welfare Demonstration Grantees program, the TANF Faith-Based and Community Organization Initiative, the Initiative for Healthy Marriage Grantees, and the State/Territorial/Tribal TANF program. ACF also selected ICF to support two new initiatives under a key program, Assets for Independence, administered by the Office of Community Services. The initiatives are the New Grantee Development Initiative and New Strategies for Stronger Outcomes.
In addition to the new work, ICF supports ACF on other related initiatives, including the Urban Partnerships for Welfare Reform Initiative, the Welfare Peer Technical Assistance Network, and the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse.
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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