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Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II): Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Community Policing Approaches

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.910
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Apr 4, 2017

For programmatic or technical questions:
Jacquelyn Williams

For grants management or budget questions:
DeWayne Wynn


Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II) provides grants to identify innovative approaches to significantly reduce the prevalence and impact of youth violence among racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged at-risk youth. MYVP II will support interventions tailored to at-risk racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged youth (ages 12-18 years) and requires coordinated, multi-discipline approaches that should address:

  1. Public health, education, and public safety concerns
  2. Disparities in access to public health services
  3. Social determinants of health
  4. Risk and protective factors

Minority youth to be served include:

  • American Indians and Alaska Natives
  • Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders
  • African Americans
  • Hispanics, including individuals whose origin is Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central or South America, or any other Spanish-speaking country

In addition to review criteria, consideration of awards will include geographic distribution.


Eligible applicants include:

  • City, county, state, and special district governments, including District of Columbia and territories
  • Law enforcement
  • Local education agencies
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • Tribal governments and tribal organizations
  • Public and Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • For-profit organizations and small businesses
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $425,000 per year
Award floor: $325,000
Expected number of awards: 11
Estimated total program funding: $3,600,000
Project period: 4 years

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Black or African American · Children and youth · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Families · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Minorities · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Public health · Schools · Substance use and misuse

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