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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)

Announcement of Availability of Funds for Optimally Changing the Map of Teen Pregnancy through Replication of Programs Proven Effective (Tier 1) (PA-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.

Announcement of Availability of Funds for Teen Pregnancy Prevention (Tier 2) - Phase II Rigorous Evaluation of Promising Interventions (PA-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.

Announcement of Availability of Funds for Innovation and Impact Network Grants (Tier 2) – Achieving Optimal Health and Preventing Teen Pregnancy in Key Priority Areas (PA-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.


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.

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
  • Register for the webinar here.

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.

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
  • Register for the webinar here.

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.

  • Monday, March 2, 2020 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET
  • Register for the webinar here.
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Content last reviewed on February 19, 2020