Family and Youth Services Bureau, ACYF, ACF, HHS.
Notice of the award of single-source expansion supplement grants to seven Personal Responsibility Education Program Innovative Strategies (PREIS) grantees.
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Division of Adolescent Development and Support (DADS), announces the award of single-source expansion supplement grants to seven PREIS grantees for the purpose of expanding retention and follow-up efforts for program participants. The funds will allow grantees to collect the increased data necessary to determine the program effectiveness and for the manualization of a validated curriculum and supporting documents.
The period of support under these supplements is September 30, 2014, through September 29, 2015.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
LeBretia White, Manager, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program, Division of Adolescent Development and Support, Family and Youth Services Bureau, 1250 Maryland Avenue SW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: 202-205-9605; Email: LeBretia.White@acf.hhs.gov.
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In FY 2010, FYSB awarded 13 cooperative agreement grants under Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) OPHS/OAH/TPP PREP Tier 2-2010. Under this FOA, a total of $9.7 million was made available on a competitive basis to implement and test innovative strategies.
The supplemental funds will help the grantees increase retention and follow-up strategies for program participants. In turn, this will allow grantees to report significant program outcome data that will be integral to the evaluate the effectiveness of the implemented pregnancy prevention models used in grantee programming with populations that include youth in foster care and pregnant and parenting teens.Start Printed Page 34650
Seven PREIS grantees have requested supplemental funding awards. Their applications were assessed by a review panel for completeness and responsiveness in the categories of Objectives and Need for Assistance, Approach, and Budget and Budget Justification. The applications were assessed to have scored within a fundable range.
Single-source program expansion supplement awards are made to the following PREIS grantees:
|Grantee organization||City||State||Supplement award amount|
|Child and Family Resources, Inc.||Tucson||AZ||$32,314|
|Children's Hospital of Los Angeles||Los Angeles||CA||115,898|
|Cicatelli Associates Inc.||New York||NY||130,000|
|Education Development Center, Inc.||Newton||MA||55,560|
|Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services||Tucson||AZ||29,000|
|The Village for Families & Children, Inc||Hartford||CT||33,235|
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Mary M. Wayland,
Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Division of Grants Policy, Office of Administration.
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