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OAH Funds Five Organizations to Provide Capacity Building Assistance to its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

On July 1, 2016, the Office of Adolescent Health awarded $2.9 million to five organizations to provide capacity building assistance (CBA) to OAH-funded TPP grantees in five key priority areas: (1) program implementation, (2) community mobilization and sustainability, (3) ensuring safe and supportive environments, (4) establishing and maintaining linkages and referrals to youth-friendly health care services, and (5) communications and dissemination. Each grant is funded annually for a five-year project period.  The five funded organizations will coordinate and collaborate with each other and with OAH to provide the 84 OAH-funded TPP grantees with capacity building assistance and support to continue to reduce rates of teen pregnancy and eliminate existing disparities in communities throughout the country.

The organizations receiving funding by priority area include:

Grantee Name CBA Priority Area Annual Grant Award
Engender Health, Inc. Program Implementation $646,117
University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute Community Mobilization and Sustainability $570,741
The Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Safe and Supportive Environments $569,941
Regents of the University of Michigan Linkages and Referrals to Youth-Friendly Health Care Services $567,117
Youth Catalytics, Inc Communication and Dissemination $546,084
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