Wednesday, January 18, 2017

GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS - Office of Adolescent Health

Office of Adolescent Health FOA: Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens, Women, Fathers, and Their Families
OAH announces the anticipated availability of funds for states and Tribes to develop and implement programs for expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers, and their families. Funded programs will provide an integrated and seamless network of supportive services to improve health and related educational, social, and economic outcomes – including violence prevention, intervention, and work with pregnant IPV survivors -- in multiple primary settings: high schools, community service centers, and Institutions of Higher Education (IHE). OAH anticipates funding up to 20 grants with an annual budget of up to $1,500,000 for a three-year project period. To learn more, please visit the Open Grants page of the OAH website, or view the announcement on

Office of Adolescent Health FOA: Centers for Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Adolescent Health Promotion Research
The Office of Adolescent Health announces the anticipated availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 cooperative agreements for organizations to conduct, synthesize and translate research into practice for the prevention of teen pregnancy and promotion of adolescent health and in support of OAH’s priorities and mission.  Funded organizations are expected to address important and relevant topic areas in pregnancy prevention and adolescent health and to be a national leader in one of five priority areas affecting teen pregnancy.  The priority areas are (1) safe and supportive environments, (2) healthy relationships, (3) meaningful connections to supportive adults, (4) engaging youth and families, and (5) youth in out-of-home care and foster care systems.  Funded organizations are expected to evaluate or assess best practices or evidence-based/evidence-informed approaches in their priority area and make that information easily accessible to providers working with youth to prevent teen pregnancy.
Funded organizations are expected to have a high caliber of scientific and technical competency, be forward-looking, provide strong leadership, and collaborate with stakeholders and community partners including state and local health agencies and non-profit, community (including youth and parents) and non-governmental organizations in the development and delivery of research to practice products.
OAH anticipates funding three cooperative agreements each with an annual budget of up to $500,000.  OAH will fund no more than one cooperative agreement per priority area. Organizations may apply for more than one priority area; however, each application may only address a single priority area.  The three funded organizations will be expected to coordinate and collaborate with each other and OAH.  To learn more, please visit the Open Grants page of our website, or view the announcement on

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