Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for visiting the Chafee SOTA nomination website!  We’re glad you are here!

To tell us about a program serving young people (ages 14-26) transitioning out of foster care, please fill out and submit the program nomination form. (To open the form and begin, just click the blue “Next” button below.)

If nominating more than one program, please submit each nomination separately (one nomination per form).

The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 ((Pub. L. 104-13) Statement: This collection of information is voluntary and will be used to inform research on programs serving youth in or transitioning out of foster care. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and reviewing the collection of information. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB number and expiration date for this collection are OMB #: 0970-0356, Exp: 02/29/2024. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to Susan Chibnall, at or 301-610-5108.