ICF International Awarded Contracts In Excess of $40 Million
Firm to Provide Training and Technical Assistance Services to Head Start Program for the Department of Health and Human Services
Fairfax, Virginia, October 20, 2008 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) announced today that its subsidiary, ICF Incorporated, LLC, was awarded a number of new contracts to provide state-based training and technical assistance services to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start and its grantees. The HHS contracts are part of a larger agency effort to provide continuous improvement for Head Start and Early Head Start grantees’ services to children and families. By establishing Head Start Training and Technical Assistance Offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, Head Start is enhancing collaboration across all early education programs within a state.
As of this press release, awards have not yet been made in all states. ICF has so far received awards with a combined total value in excess of $40 million. The five-year agreements are set to begin in October 2008.
“For the past five years, ICF has provided Head Start support to ACF,” said Barbara Rudin, ICF senior vice president. “The agency’s new model will enable us to work collaboratively with other early education programs within states to provide enhanced overall support to its Head Start program, its grantees, and the early childhood education community.”
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 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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