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FY12 Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)

Department of Health and Human Services


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Description of Modification

added eligibility

Document Type: Modification to Previous  Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: MP-YEP-12-001
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: May 04, 2012
Creation Date: May 04, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications: Jun 08, 2012    Refer to the grant announcement regarding application submission requirements, dates and times.
Current Closing Date for Applications: Jun 08, 2012    No Explanation
Archive Date: Jul 08, 2012
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling: $300,000
Award Floor: $250,000
CFDA Number(s): 93.910  --  Family and Community Violence Prevention Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:


Agency Name

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health


The purpose of the YEP is to address unhealthy behaviors in minority at-risk youth and provide them opportunities to learn skills and gain experiences that contribute to more positive lifestyles and enhance their capacity to make healthier life choices. The YEP is intended to test the effectiveness of innovative approaches in promoting healthy behaviors among minority youth at-risk for poor health/life outcomes. These demonstration grants require a multi-partner approach involving institutions of higher education, primary and secondary schools, community organizations and institutions, and the community at-large.

Link to Additional Information

FY12 Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)

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Synopsis Modification History

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File Name Date
Modification #1 May 04, 2012
Original Synopsis May 04, 2012