Research to Practice Center Grants

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Opportunity ID: 320475
Opportunity Number: PA-PHE-20-001
Opportunity Title: Research to Practice Center Grants
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.297
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: HHS-OPHS
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Posted Date: Sep 10, 2019
Last Updated Date: Sep 10, 2019
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Jan 15, 2020
Fiscal Year: 2020
Award Ceiling: $1,200,000
Award Floor: $800,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,400,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Description: This funding opportunity is for research-to-practice center grants related to promoting health and positive assets to reduce teen pregnancy. These centers, whether existing or newly created for the purposes of this funding, will synthesize and translate existing research into practice for health promotion and development of positive assets that will lead to adoption of healthy behaviors and ultimately help to reduce teen pregnancy. Centers would be expected to evaluate or assess best practices, approaches or strategies in a priority protective factor area and make that information easily accessible to health providers, caregivers and others working with youth to prevent teen pregnancy. Centers will incorporate and expand the current work being conducted by ASPE to identify the components of successful youth programs. The Centers would be expected to address important and relevant topic areas related to adolescent health promotion, including addressing how the reduction of other risky behaviors (to include substance abuse) would aid in pregnancy prevention. Priority areas might include: Engaging parents and caregivers; Environments supportive of healthy behaviors; Fostering positive connections to schools, neighborhoods and communities; Active and meaningful youth engagement; Working with youth serving professionals in the systems that serve the most vulnerable youth populations .
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