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Personal Responsibility Education Program Innovative Strategies (PREIS)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.092
Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jul 26, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Jessica Johnson

For grants management or budget questions:
Bridget Shea Westfall


Through Personal Responsibility Education Program Innovative Strategies (PREIS), the Administration for Children and Families provides grants to pilot, implement, and test innovative adolescent pregnancy prevention strategies for the Personal Responsibility Education Program Innovative Strategies (PREIS) program.

The program targets services to high-risk, vulnerable youth populations, including:

  • Youth in foster care
  • Runaway and homeless youth
  • Youth with HIV/AIDS
  • Victims of human trafficking
  • Pregnant and parenting youth who are under 21 years of age and their partners
  • Rural youth
  • Youth living in high teen birth rate areas
  • Culturally underrepresented youth populations, including:
    • Hispanic, African American, and Native American youth
    • Systems involved youth
    • Rural youth
    • Runaway youth
    • Youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or questioning
    • Fathers who are under 21 years of age

Projects are required to:

  • Educate adolescents on both abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS
  • Implement 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

Eligible applicants include:

  • County, city, township, and special district governments
  • Independent, local, and regional school districts
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • Federally recognized tribal governments
  • Tribal organizations
  • Public and Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofit organizations with and without 501(c)(3) status, including faith-based organizations and local affiliates of national organizations
  • For-profit organizations and small businesses
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $900,000 per year
Award floor: $600,000 per year
Average projected award amount: $750,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 12
Estimated total program funding: $9,600,000

A minimum of 20% of funding each year must be allocated towards rigorous impact evaluation activities.

Application process

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

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Educational attainment · Evaluation methods and resources · HIV and AIDS · Hispanic or Latino · LGBTQI+ · Sexual and reproductive health · Teen pregnancy · Trauma-informed care

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