ACF to Award $11.9M in Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grants

TEEN-PREGNANCYAgency: Admin. For Children and Families, HHS; Program: Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Competitive Grants under the Affordable Care Act-ACA, (CFDA Number: 93.092) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-AP-1153); Eligibility: Schools, governments, colleges, nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status, and for-profits; Funding: $11.9 for 13 (cost-sharing is not required); Deadline: June 27.

Summary: This federal funding helps reduce the teen-pregnancy rate. PREP emphasizes a medically accurate approach, replicating effective programs or elements of programs that have been proven — on the basis of rigorous, scientific research — to change behavior. Applicants can document these changes by showing, for example, delayed sexual activity, increased condom or contraceptive use for sexually active youth, or a reduce rate of teen-pregnancy. Activities helping participants move to responsible young adulthood is also a key element of this program. Acceptable evaluation designs include randomized controlled trials with subjects assigned to intervention and control groups or strong quasi-experimental designs.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/hxqzcd7 (NOFA);  app_support@acf.hhs.gov for questions about the competition.

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Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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