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Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.060
Sponsor
Administration for Children and Families
Deadlines
Jul 5, 2018
Contact

Program Office Contact
Mona-Lee Belizaire
202.205.4387
Mona-Lee.Belizaire@acf.hhs.gov

Office of Grants Management Contact
Katrina Morgan
202.401.5127
Katrina.Morgan@acf.hhs.gov

Purpose

The Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program provides funding for projects to educate youth on how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity and prevent other youth risk behaviors.

Program goals include:

  • Implement curricula that includes medically accurate information referenced in peer-reviewed publications by educational, scientific, governmental, or health organizations
  • Select sexual risk avoidance curricula and/or strategies with an evidence-based approach to integrate research findings with practical implementation that align with the needs and desired outcomes of the targeted audience of youth
  • Teach risk avoidance skills through methods that do not normalize teen sexual activity
  • Target youth populations that are at risk for non-marital sexual activity and other risk behaviors

High risk populations include, but are not limited to:

  • Youth in or aging out of foster care programs or adjudication systems
  • Sexual minority (LGBTQ) youth
  • African American youth
  • Hispanic youth
  • Homeless or runaway youth
  • American Indian/Alaska Native youth
Eligibility

Applications will be accepted from:

  • State, territory, county, city, township, and special district governments
  • Independent and local school districts
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofits with and without 501(c)(3) status
  • For-profit organizations and small businesses

Applicants serving an emerging, unserved, or underserved population or remote geographic area are encouraged to apply

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $450,000 per year
Award floor: $300,000 per year
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 30
Estimated total program funding: $12,000,000

Application process

Applications must be submitted through grants.gov.

Tagged as
African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Children and youth · Hispanics and Latinos · LGBT · Public health · Sexual and reproductive health · Teen pregnancy



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