nFORM 2.0 Resources

This page includes information and tools to support you in using nFORM 2.0. If you need additional help after reviewing these resources, you may request technical assistance by submitting a ticket in nFORM 2.0 to the nFORM help desk.

Please contact your grantee organization's site administrator(s) for help with log in issues including locked accounts and resetting passwords. Site administrators should leave a voice mail for Mathematica at 844-619-6841 if they are also unable to log into nFORM.

The CQI Resources page includes more information on using nFORM 2.0 and other data for program improvement

nFORM 2.0 - Information, Family Outcomes, Reporting and Management

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Data Dictionary

  • This document provides the record layout for the data fields that are included in the data export from nFORM. View Data Dictionary

Training Video

  • This training video describes best practices to follow to keep data secure. Keeping Data Secure

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  • This FEDTalk describes OFA’s expectations for hiring key project positions. Along with sample job descriptions, ACF’s guidance includes information on the skills and experiences to focus on when hiring a Project Director, Project Manager, Financial Officer, and Data Manager.  

    Mar 2023
  • The nFORM Team provides an overview of ISCs and referrals and how to analyze trends in individual services. This tutorial also includes a grantee’s experience with developing and implementing an approach to monitoring ISCs.

    Feb 2023
  • The nFORM Team provides a review of how to use nFORM 2.0 data tools and reports to answer grantee questions. 

    Jan 2023
  • The nFORM Team provides a deep dive into the data export and data dictionary, and provides tips on how to use the data for program monitoring.

    Dec 2022
  • The data dictionary provides the record layout for the data fields that are included in the data export from nFORM. nFORM users should refer to the applicable version of the data dictionary for data exports generated through November 30, 2022 and those generated on or after December 1, 2022.

    Dec 2022
  • The nFORM Team provides a continued review of the nFORM Operational Reports during the November 2022 office hours. This tutorial focuses on a deep dive into the remaining reports and discusses upcoming nFORM enhancements


    Nov 2022
  • The nFORM Team provides an overview of the nFORM Operational Reports during the October 2022 office hours. The team then takes a deeper dive into some of the reports providing the purposes, benefits, and data points available for each. Tips were provided on how to use the reports. The team collected feedback on the operational reports for future updates.

    Oct 2022
  • This infographic provides answers to common grantee questions on how to use nFORM’s query tool, operational reports, and data export to review and better understand quarterly performance measures that are reported to ACF and support program monitoring and CQI efforts.

    Sep 2022
  • This webinar covers ways to review grant year 2 data, tips for completing the progress narrative of the QPR/PPR, and recommendations on how to review and update data collection plans. The nFORM team also introduces several new and updated nFORM TA resources.

    Sep 2022
  • This tip sheet provides step-by-step instructions for new users on how to prepare for collecting, entering and monitoring data in nFORM.

    Aug 2022