Tribal Personal Responsibility Education Program for Teen Pregnancy Prevention
This program (short title:Tribal PREP) provides grants to support education projects for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth between the ages of 10 and 19, and pregnant and parenting youth under age 21, on both abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Funding will support the design, implementation, and sustainability of culturally and linguistically appropriate youth pregnancy prevention programs that replicate evidence-based effective programs, substantially incorporate elements of effective programs, and include promising practices within the AI/AN tribal communities.
Projects are required to incorporate at least 3 of the following 6 adulthood preparation subjects (APS):
- Healthy relationships
- Adolescent development
- Financial literacy
- Parent-child communication
- Educational and career success
- Healthy life skills
Additional youth populations who are considered high-risk and vulnerable for pregnancies and STIs include:
- Systems involved youth
- Rural youth
- Homeless youth
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth
- Out-of-school youth
- Fathers who are under 21 years of age
Eligible applicants include tribes and tribal organizations.
Applicants serving underserved populations and/or remote geographic areas are encouraged to apply.
Award ceiling: $600,000 per year
Award floor: $350,000 per year
Average projected award amount: $400,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 8
Estimated total program funding: $3,250,000
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