Rigorously Evaluating Programs and Policies to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Problematic Sexual Behavior among Youth
ID: 353982Type: Forecasted
Overview

Buyer

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA (HHS-CDC-HHSCDCERA)

Award Range

$0 - $400K

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes
Timeline
  1. 1
    Forecast Posted Not available
  2. 2
    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted May 3, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due Not available
Description

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA is forecasting a federal grant opportunity titled "Rigorously Evaluating Programs and Policies to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Problematic Sexual Behavior among Youth." This cooperative agreement aims to fund investigator-initiated research proposals that rigorously evaluate programs and policies for their impact on the primary prevention of child sexual abuse (CSA) and/or problematic sexual behavior (PSB) among youth.

CSA is defined as sexual victimization during childhood perpetrated by an adult, while PSB refers to sexual behaviors among children that are not developmentally appropriate and have the potential to cause harm. The research funded under this opportunity will contribute to strengthening the evidence base for primary prevention of CSA and PSB.

Applicants are required to propose the rigorous evaluation of a program or policy that addresses one of the following research priorities:

  1. Programs or policies with potential for the primary prevention of CSA or PSB, with an emphasis on approaches addressing community, societal, or structural conditions.
  2. Programs or policies focused on primary prevention of CSA or PSB in digital spaces, such as downloading or possession of illegal images of children, non-consensual image sharing, or use of digital spaces for commercial sexual exploitation or trafficking of children.
  3. Organizational policy approaches focused on primary prevention of CSA or PSB in youth-serving organizations, including community centers, youth development organizations, juvenile residential care facilities, faith-based organizations, and group foster care.

The estimated total program funding for this opportunity is $4,800,000, with an award ceiling of $400,000. It is expected that three awards will be granted. The opportunity is open to unrestricted eligible applicants.

For more information and to submit applications, interested parties can contact Joyce Dieterly at ncipc_erpo@cdc.gov. The estimated synopsis close date for electronically submitted applications is December 2, 2024, at 11:59 pm ET. The estimated award date and project start date are both set for September 30, 2025.

Please note that the information provided is based on the available data and may be subject to change.

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