Funding Opportunity: Preventing Teen Pregnancy & Promoting Healthy Adolescence

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced two funding opportunities aimed at promoting healthy adolescence and preventing teen pregnancy. Please see the details below.

Announcement of Availability of Funds for Phase I Replicating Programs (Tier 1) Effective in the Promotion of Healthy Adolescence and the Reduction of Teenage Pregnancy and Associated Risk Factors

Due Dates:

  • Non-binding Letters of Intent: May 21, 2018
  • Applications: June 29, 2018 by 6:00 PM ET

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to replicate and scale up programs that include the protective factors shown to be effective in the prevention of risk behaviors, including teen pregnancy. The overall goal is to promote healthy adolescence and to address youth sexual risk holistically or across the interrelated factors that promote optimal health and result in healthy decision-making, including teen pregnancy prevention.

OAH anticipates funding up to 270 grants with an annual budget of $200,000-$500,000 for a two-year project period (FOA number AH-TP1-18-001). To learn more, view the announcement on Grants.gov.

Learn more on the technical assistance webinar on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM ET.

Announcement of the Availability of Funds for Phase I New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2) to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy and Promote Healthy Adolescence

Due Dates:

  • Non-binding Letters of Intent: May 21, 2018
  • Applications: June 29, 2018

The Office of Adolescent Health announces the availability of funds for organizations to develop and test new and innovative strategies to prevent teen pregnancy, promote healthy adolescence and address youth sexual risk holistically. The goal is to improve healthy decision-making and future thriving by enhancing protective factors with youth, with supplementary focus possible at the systems-level, with families and among caregivers. Projects are expected to have high potential to enhance protective factors shown to improve the health of adolescents.

OAH anticipates funding up to 75 grants with an annual budget of $250,000 – $375,000 for a two-year project period (FOA Number: AH-TP2-18-001). To learn more, view the announcement on Grants.gov.

Learn more on the technical assistance webinar on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 3:00 PM ET:

The webinar will be recorded and materials including the transcript and slides posted here within 1 week of the webinar date.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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