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Grant Opportunities

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Fiscal Year (FY) 2020

FY 2020 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPP)

AMENDED: Announcement of Availability of Funds for Optimally Changing the Map of Teen Pregnancy through Replication of Programs Proven Effective (Tier 1) (AH-TP1-20-001)

This FOA solicits applications for Tier 1 projects to replicate effective programs and supportive services proven to improve the optimal health of adolescents and reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Tier 1 projects will identify multiple leverage points to maximize impact on promoting optimal health and preventing teen pregnancy and STIs.

An estimated $55 million is available for this FOA and OPA anticipates funding approximately 65 grantees with an annual budget of $500,000 - $1.5 million for a period of performance not to exceed three years.

This FOA amendment includes changing the application due date from Monday, April 13, 2020 to Monday, April 27, 2020; and revisions on pages 34, 48, and 61 to relax requirements around submitting signed MOU at the time of the application.

Content is undergoing 508 review and will be updated pending remediation. For immediate assistance, please contact: opa@hhs.gov.

AMENDED: Announcement of Availability of Funds for Teen Pregnancy Prevention (Tier 2) - Phase II Rigorous Evaluation of Promising Interventions (AH-TP2-20-001)

This FOA solicits applications to rigorously evaluate promising interventions that could contribute to adolescent optimal health, prevent teen pregnancy, and reduce sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates.  Applicants are expected to evaluate interventions that already have project merit, positive preliminary evidence, readiness, and feasibility.  The Tier 2 Phase II FOA continues efforts supported through FY18 and FY2019 Phase I New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2), but is open to any applicant (not just those previously funded through Phase I) who can meet the FOA expectations.

An estimated $5 million is available for this FOA and OPA anticipates funding 5-10 grantees with an annual budget of $500,000 - $1 million for a period of performance not to exceed three years.

This FOA amendment includes changing the application due date from Friday, April 17, 2020 to Friday, May 1, 2020; and revisions on pages 12, 17, 26, 29, 30, 42, and 52 to relax requirements around submitting signed MOU at the time of the application. 

AMENDED: Announcement of Availability of Funds for Innovation and Impact Network Grants (Tier 2) – Achieving Optimal Health and Preventing Teen Pregnancy in Key Priority Areas (AH-TP2-20-002)

This FOA solicits applications for Tier 2 projects to establish and support a multidisciplinary network of partners to develop and test innovative interventions in several priority areas to make an impact on optimal adolescent health, teen pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infection (STI) rate disparities. Priority areas include: 1) juvenile justice, 2) foster care/child welfare, 3) caregivers, 4) expectant and parenting youth, 5) youth with disabilities, 6) youth access to and experience with sexual healthcare, and 7) youth engagement.

An estimated $18 million is available for this FOA and OPA anticipates funding 9-15 grantees with an annual budget of $1 - $2 million for a period of performance not to exceed three years.

This FOA amendment includes changing the application due date from Friday, April 17, 2020 to Friday, May 1, 2020; and a revision on page 50 to relax requirements around submitting signed MOU at the time of the application.

Content is undergoing 508 review and will be updated pending remediation. For immediate assistance, please contact: opa@hhs.gov.


Webinar Series: Key Concepts Related to FY2020 Teen Pregnancy Prevention FOAs

The following technical assistance webinars are led by experts in the field and will present information at an introductory level on concepts found within the FY2020 TPP FOAs.  Please note that these webinars will not cover any information specific to the FOAs. All youth-serving organizations working on teen pregnancy prevention including potential applicants are welcome to attend.

Inspiration, Ideation, Implementation: The Power of Design Thinking in Teen Pregnancy Prevention Webinar

This webinar will introduce human-centered design and how to incorporate the concepts and methods of design thinking into teen pregnancy prevention programming. Presenters: Sarah Axelson, MSW, Director of Training and Innovation at Power to Decide and Elise Schuster, MPH, Co-Founder, okayso.

Content is undergoing 508 review and will be updated pending remediation. For immediate assistance, please contact: opa@hhs.gov.

A Systems Thinking Approach to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Webinar

This webinar will introduce systems thinking and how to incorporate this idea of learning and problem-solving into teen pregnancy prevention programming. Presenter: Sheri Marlin, M.Ed., Chief Learning Officer at the Waters Center for Systems Thinking.

Content is undergoing 508 review and will be updated pending remediation. For immediate assistance, please contact: opa@hhs.gov.

Youth Engagement Matters - The Power of Youth Voice in Teen Pregnancy Prevention

This webinar will cover effective engagement of youth in program-planning, implementation, and evaluation, and how to apply the power of youth voice as a strategy for systems change.  Presenter: Nicole Pokorney, Extension Educator, Youth Development, University of Minnesota.

Content is undergoing 508 review and will be updated pending remediation. For immediate assistance, please contact: opa@hhs.gov.


Webinar Series:  Showcasing Promising TPP Tier 2 Interventions and Innovations Webinar Series

This webinar series will showcase interventions and innovations currently under development in the Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Tier 2 Program. The webinar series consists of three different webinars on three different days. Each webinar will showcase a number of different TPP Tier 2 interventions and innovations that have shown promising results to date. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET. 

Supporting materials will be posted shortly. This webinar featured:

  • Engender Health, Inc’s Re:MIX intervention, a three-component sexual health program that pairs peer educators who are young parents with experienced adult health educators
  • Healthy Teen Network’s Pulse app that provides sexual and reproductive health information to young women using interactive and multimedia features
  • The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center’s TEMPO: Teens Exploring and Managing Prevention Options, a brief motivational interviewing-based intervention

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET. 

Supporting materials will be posted shortly. This webinar featured:

  • Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Capacity Building for Foster Care Organizations (CB4FC) intervention which is a multilevel intervention intended to increase organizational ability to communicate with foster youth about sexual health
  • Boston Children’s Hospital’s Momentary Affect Regulation Safe Sex Intervention (MARSSI) which combines brief clinic-based counseling with mobile self-monitoring and responsive messaging
  • MyHealthEd, Inc.’s Real Talk mobile app that connects teens 13-15 years old with authentic stories and trusted resources, and (4) Waikiki Health’s Wahine Talk texting and social media intervention for homeless and at-risk youth

Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.

Supporting materials will be posted shortly. This webinar featured:

  • Center for Innovative Public Research’s Gir2Girl text messaging intervention for LGB teen girls
  • Johns Hopkins University’s Respecting the Circle of Life: Mind, Body and Spirit (RCL), a sexual risk reduction intervention tailored for Native teens
  • Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands IN·clued (Inclusive Healthcare — Youth and Providers Empowered), an intervention that involves adult facilitators and peer educators to address the needs of LGBTQ youth
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Content last reviewed on March 24, 2020