Agency: HHS’ Admin. for Children & Families (ACF); Program: FY 2016 Competitive Abstinence Education Grant Program (CFDA Number: 93.060) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-AR-1137); Eligibility: Schools, governments, universities, nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status, and for-profits; Funding (estimated): $4.5 million for 10 awards (no match required); Deadline: April (anticipate a NOFA in February).
Summary: Grantees use these funds to develop abstinence education programs to reduce teen pregnancies. The focus this year is on adolescent youth who are at greatest risk of sexually transmitted diseases and bearing children out of wedlock. Programs must promote the social, psychological and health gains associated with delaying sexual activity and healthy relationships. To see a list of past winners, go to: http://tinyurl.com/cd-pubs-xv1