Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Funding Opportunity: Adolescent Health

The Office of Adolescent Health announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) HHS Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) funds for competitively awarded grants for the development and implementation of programs for expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers, and their families. The Pregnancy Assistance Fund grant programs are designed to strengthen access to and completion of secondary and postsecondary education; improve health outcomes for mothers and children; improve pregnancy planning and spacing and reduce  the likelihood of repeat teen pregnancies; increase parenting skills for mothers, fathers, and their families, decrease intimate partner violence;  strengthen co-parenting relationships and marriage where appropriate; and raise awareness of available resources among expectant and parenting teens. 

States or tribes are eligible to apply. For specifics about eligibility please refer to the complete funding announcement which can be accessed by entering the FOA number (AH-SP1-13-001) or CFDA number (93.500) on the Grants.gov search page: www.grants.gov/search/basic.do.

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