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North Carolina Rape Prevention and Education Program: Community Approaches to Preventing Sexual Violence

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North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 30, 2021
Application: Sep 13, 2021

This program offers funding to provide a broad array of primary prevention strategies in North Carolina to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors for sexual violence perpetration, with the intended long-term impact of reducing the incidence of rape and sexual violence in the state.

Objectives include:

  • Implement local sexual violence primary prevention strategies and activities that are aligned with community needs and strengths and the best available evidence about sexual violence primary prevention
  • Increase local efforts focused on community and societal-level approaches to sexual violence primary prevention
  • Increase coordination among organizations and community groups in support of violence prevention
  • Increase the integration of health equity strategies in sexual violence primary prevention activities and partnerships
  • Increase process and outcome evaluation of primary prevention efforts

Specific strategies and activities are provided in Table 1 of the application instructions.

Projects that focus on historically marginalized populations are encouraged. These populations include:

  • Black/African American
  • Native American/American Indian
  • Hispanic/Latinx
  • Populations of lower economic status
  • Rural areas
  • Religious minorities
  • Low English proficiency
  • LGBTQ+
  • People with disabilities

Eligible applicants include private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations and public or local governmental agencies in North Carolina that can demonstrate a commitment to the primary prevention of sexual violence.

Colleges and universities are not eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
North Carolina
Amount of funding

Applicants demonstrating a minimum of 35% time spent on community or societal strategies will be eligible to receive $70,000 per year. These applicants will be applying under Category A.

All applicants demonstrating a minimum of 75% time spent on community or societal level change will be eligible to receive $87,000 per year. These applicants will be applying under Category B.

The project period is 3 years.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and a budget template are available on the program website.

Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to email a notice of intent to by August 30, 2021. Email completed applications to Deena Fulton by September 13, 2021.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Community and faith-based initiatives · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · LGBTQ+ · Limited English proficient · Minorities · People with disabilities · Poverty · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · North Carolina

Organizations (1)

  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, view details

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