Pregnancy Assistance Fund
FY2013 Funding Opportunity Announcement
The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) 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 (PAF) 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. The PAF also seeks to 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.
Eligibility for funding: Any state, including the District of Columbia, any commonwealth, possession, or other territory of the United States, and any federally-recognized Indian tribe is eligible to apply. An authorized representative from the state or tribe must apply for grant funds available through this announcement. OAH will accept only one application per state or tribe.
Applying: Application information can be found 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. All submissions must be received electronically. To ensure adequate time to successfully submit the application, the US Department of Health and Human Services recommends that applicants register immediately at www.grants.gov.
Non-binding letters of intent are due March 15, 2013 by 5 p.m. ET. Complete applications are due April 10, 2013 by 5 p.m. ET.
- Eligible state and tribal entities can find more information on how to apply by accessing the complete grant announcement. Enter the FOA number (AH-SP1-13-001) or CFDA number (93.500) on the Grants.gov search page: www.grants.gov/search/basic.do.
- A webinar for applicants to review the Pregnancy Assistance Fund Announcement: Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens, Women, Fathers, and their Families was held on March 4, 2013. Please see the links below to review the slides or read the transcript.
- Pregnancy Assistance Fund FY2013 Funding Opportunity: Answers to FAQs
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
It is anticipated that the next Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program funding opportunity announcement will occur in late 2014 or early 2015.