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Replicating Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs (TPP) to Scale in Communities with the Greatest Need (Tier 1B)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.297
Sponsor
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 1, 2015
Application: Apr 1, 2015
Contact

HHS Office of Adolescent Health
240.453.2846
tpptier1a@hhs.gov

Purpose

Replicating Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs (TPP) to Scale in Communities with the Greatest Need (Tier 1B) will award funding to replicate evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs in communities with documented disparities in teen pregnancy rates, including rural communities.

Applicants may choose to serve a single community or multiple communities. In each community served, grantees will be expected to:

  • Mobilize the community to develop and implement a plan to prevent teen pregnancy and promote positive youth development
  • Engage in a planning, piloting, and readiness period of up to 12 months
  • Implement evidence-based TPP programs to scale in at least 3 settings
  • Establish and maintain linkages and referrals to youth-friendly health care services
  • Engage in strategic dissemination and communication activities to raise awareness of the program with youth, their families, and key stakeholders
  • Develop and implement a plan for sustainability
  • Collect and use performance measure data to make continuous quality improvements
  • Evaluate the implementation and outcomes of program activities
Eligibility

Applicants must be able to document a teen birth rate that is at least above the current national average for each community served (26.6 births for every 1,000 adolescent females ages 15-19, 2013)

Eligible applicants include:

  • Nonprofit with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • For-profit organizations (other than small business)
  • Small, minority, and women-owned businesses
  • Universities and colleges
  • Research institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Community-based organizations
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Federally recognized or state-recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments
  • American Indian/Alaska Native tribally designated organizations
  • Alaska Native health corporations
  • Urban Indian health organizations
  • Tribal epidemiology centers
  • State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents
  • Political subdivisions of States (in consultation with States)
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Total Funding Available: $60,000,000
Award Ceiling: $2,000,000
Award Floor: $500,000
Number of Awards: 60

Application process

Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to submit a non-binding letter of intent by February 1, 2015 to:
Attn: OAH TPP Tier JA
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 700
Rockville, MD 20852

Links to the online application process and program guidance are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Teen pregnancy · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women



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