ACF/ACYF: Inviting Applicants for Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program

Deadline: 25 July 2016

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau is seeking applications from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program” with an aim to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity.

The goal of the SRAE program is to educate youth on how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity and prevent other youth risk behaviors.

Funding Information

  • The estimated total program funding is $9,000,000.
  • The award process for FY 2016 SRAE program allows for annual awards over a three year project period as funds are available.

Program Requirement

Successful applicants are expected to:

  • submit program plans that agree to use medically accurate information referenced to peer-reviewed publications by educational, scientific, governmental, or health organizations;
  • implement an evidence-based approach integrating research findings with practical implementation that aligns with the needs and desired outcomes for the intended audience;
  • teach the benefits associated with self-regulation, success sequencing for poverty prevention, healthy relationships, goal setting, and resisting sexual coercion, dating violence, and other youth risk behaviors such as underage drinking or illicit drug use without normalizing teen sexual activity.

Eligibility Criteria

  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • State governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • County governments
  • Small businesses
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Private institutions of higher education.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can submit their applications electronically via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

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