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Funding by Topic: Children and youth

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program Inactive
Funding to connect specialists at academic medical centers with primary care providers of rural, frontier, and underserved populations, providing evidence-based training and support to help them treat patients with complex conditions in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children Inactive
Funding for childhood lead poisoning prevention, surveillance, and the development of targeted population-based policy interventions focused on primary prevention of lead exposure. A major program focus is reducing disparities in blood lead levels and associated health outcomes among populations at greatest risk, which includes Tribal populations and people living in rural areas and other geographically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives Inactive
Funding to implement community and societal level strategies that address social determinants of health and racial inequity to prevent violence impacting adolescents and young adults in areas with high rates of violence. This includes youth violence, teen dating violence, and other adverse childhood experiences, as well as conditions that put communities at greater risk for violence, such as concentrated poverty, limited educational attainment, high unemployment, and racial inequity. Priority consideration will be given to projects that focus on rural, American Indian/Alaska Native, and economically disadvantaged communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants to Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Migrant Programs for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs Inactive
Grants to Tribes, Tribal organizations, and migrant programs to develop, operate, expand, enhance, and coordinate activities to reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect consistent with the goals of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Paraprofessionals Inactive
Grants to develop and expand experiential training opportunities, such as field placements and internships, to increase the supply of students preparing to become peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals. The program emphasizes relationships with community-based partners to increase access to quality behavioral health services across the lifespan in high need and high demand areas. Special focus is placed on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns for children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Local Drug Crises Grants Inactive
Grants to support community-level efforts to prevent opioid, methamphetamine, and prescription drug use among youth ages 12-18, including activities targeting rural areas and other underserved populations and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Health Integration Prenatal-to-Three Program Inactive
Funding to build integrated maternal and early childhood systems of care that promote early developmental health and family well-being and increase family-centered access to care and engagement of the prenatal-to-3 year old population. Proposed projects should identify and address barriers in access to high quality, effective early childhood and family services for underserved P–3 populations, including rural populations and specific racial/ethnic groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants Inactive
Funding for the expansion of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services, with an emphasis on services for individuals with serious mental illness or substance use disorders, including opioid disorders; children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance; individuals with co-occurring disorders; and armed forces members and veterans in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2021
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Inactive
Grants to Cooperative Extension Services to support national efforts for delivering timely, pertinent, and appropriate farm safety education to youth seeking employment or who are already employed in agricultural production.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to operate a National Center of Excellence that would work to prevent childhood agricultural injury through research, outreach, and research translation to practice.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 9, 2021
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services