Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention); Program: Preventing Teen Dating and Youth Violence by Addressing Shared Risk and Protective Factors (CFDA Number: 93.136) (Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-CE16-1605); Eligibility: Governments; Funding (Estimate): $2 million for five awards (no match required); Deadline: June 6.
Summary: The grantees will focus on programs to reduce violence against youth (maltreatment, dating violence and youth violence). The grantees must align with CDC’s Injury Center’s research priorities for youth violence prevention that include evaluating the effectiveness of community-level prevention approaches and evaluating the dissemination and implementation of effective youth violence prevention strategies. The competition is part of the HHS “Healthy People 2020,” which seeks to reduce injury and violence against children and youth.