adolescent health and sexuality

The Indian Health Service will fund programs that enhance HIV testing and HIV-related services among American Indian and Alaska Native people. See the full funding opportunity announcement (PDF, 130KB).
The Personal Responsibility Education Program supports projects that educate 10- to 19-year-olds, as well as pregnant and parenting youth under age 21, on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS. Successful applicants will provide programming on at least three of six adulthood preparation subjects. Applicants from...
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration seeks applicants for the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress. Part of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the center develops and maintains the collaborative network structure, supports resource development and dissemination and coordinates the network’s national child trauma education and training efforts. Read the...
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant program will fund projects to do all of the following:
Recent studies have shown that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth may be twice as likely as their straight peers to experience an unwanted pregnancy. In NCFY's latest podcast, Bryan Samuels, commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, and Andrew Barnett, executive director of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League, talk to NCFY about why and how...
Hawaii is known for its pristine beaches, active volcanoes, fabulous surfing, and—among reproductive health workers—its high teen pregnancy rates. Only nine states have higher teen pregnancy rates than Hawaii. The state’s youth-serving organizations knew they had to do something to reverse the trend of teen pregnancy. They also knew anything they did had to be tailored to the...
This funding opportunity seeks to improve the HIV-AIDS health outcomes of high-risk minority youth (13-19 years old) by supporting community-based efforts to increase HIV-AIDS prevention and education efforts, testing, counseling and referrals. The program will integrate HIV testing, peer educators and lay health workers, counseling and linkages, and social media and technology into a wide-...
In February, the Guttmacher Institute released “Facts on American Teens' Sexual and Reproductive Health,” a survey of over two-dozen recent studies and publications on the topic of adolescent sexual behavior. This is the first such survey from the Guttmacher Institute, a nonprofit that promotes sexual and reproductive health, since 2009.
“Classroom Goal Structures and HIV and Pregnancy Prevention Education in Rural High School Health Classrooms” (abstract). Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(4), 904–922 (December 2011).
The Safeway Foundation and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland will fund innovative projects that address childhood obesity. Nonprofits applying for funding must be near a Safeway store. Some of the types of projects that might be funded include
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