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Grants to Support New Investigators in Conducting Research Related to Preventing Interpersonal Violence Impacting Children and Youth

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.136
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 30, 2022
Application: Jan 4, 2023

Scientific/research contact:
Susana Panero, MD

Peer review contact:
Carlisha Gentles, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES

Financial and grants management contact:
Angie N. Willard


This program provides funding to develop new researchers in the field of violence prevention by providing intensive, supervised, research experiences to participants. The goal of the program is to increase the number and diversity of trained scientists available to address critical public health research questions related to the prevention of violence and injury among children and youth age 17 and under, with special focus on children and youth who are at higher risk for violence, including but not limited to historically underserved racial/ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, tribal populations, and sexual and gender minorities.

Research priorities include:

  • Cross-cutting violence prevention
  • Adverse childhood experiences
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Youth violence
  • Intimate partner violence/teen dating violence
  • Sexual violence

Applicants are encouraged to address the following areas:

  • Multiple forms of violence impacting children and youth
  • Firearm-related behavior, crime, injuries, and deaths among children and youth
  • Social or structural conditions that contribute to violence and health inequities across population groups

Eligible applicants include:

  • City, county, state, and special district governments
  • Federally recognized tribal governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofit organizations with and without 501(c)(3) status
  • Tribal organizations
  • For-profit organizations and small businesses
  • Faith-based, community-based, or regional organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $150,000 per year
Project period: 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 4
Estimated total program funding: $1,200,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

While not required, applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to Carlisha Gentles by November 30, 2022.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Child welfare · Children and youth · Health disparities · Injuries · LGBTQ+ · People with disabilities · Public health · Racial and ethnic groups · Research methods and resources

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