Monday, June 25, 2012

Competitive Abstinence Education Grant Program

Competitive Abstinence Education Grant Program

Department of Health and Human Services


The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 06/22/2012 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis.
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Description of Modification
Document Type:Modification to Previous  Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number:HHS-2012-ACF-ACYF-AR-0553
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Posted Date:Jun 22, 2012
Creation Date:Jun 22, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:Aug 06, 2012    Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Current Closing Date for Applications:Aug 06, 2012    Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Archive Date:Sep 05, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:Grant 
Category of Funding Activity:Income Security and Social Services 
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:9
Estimated Total Program Funding:$4,611,070
Award Ceiling:$800,000
Award Floor:$200,000
CFDA Number(s):93.060  --  Competitive Abstinence Education (CAE)
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:No

Eligible Applicants

State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Local school districts are eligible applicants. Grants made under the authority of section 510(b)(2)(A)-(H) of the Social Security Act shall be made only to public and private entities that agree that, with respect to an adolescent to whom the entities provide abstinence education under such grant, the entities will not provide to that adolescent any other education regarding sexual conduct, except that, in the case of an entity expressly required by law to provide health information or services the adolescent shall not be precluded from seeking health information or services from the entity in a different setting than the setting in which abstinence education was provided. 

Agency Name

Administration for Children & Families - ACYF/FYSB


The Administration for Families and Children (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families' (ACYF) Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) will be accepting applications from public and private entities, including faith based and community organizations, for the implementation of the Competitive Abstinence Education Program (CAE). This program is funded generally under the authority of Section 1110 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1310, and specifically by the appropriation for General Departmental Management for the Office of the Secretary under Division F, Title II of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, Pub. L. 112-74.Grantees under this program will be expected to develop a targeted and medically accurate approach to reducing teen pregnancies through abstinence education. Abstinence education programming is one intervention in a continuum of services that seeks to prevent teen pregnancy. The purpose of the CAE pr ogram is to provide funding for additional tools to address the rates of teen pregnancy among adolescent youth who are at greatest risk of STDs/STIs and most likely to bear children out of wedlock. Program plans will focus on the social, psychological, and health gains to be realized by delaying initiation of sexual activity and engaging in healthy relationships. 

Link to Additional Information

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ACF Applications Help Desk 
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Synopsis Modification History

The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey background.
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Original SynopsisJun 22, 2012

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