Rigorous Evaluation of Community- and Societal-Level Primary Prevention Approaches to Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Expanding the Best Available Evidence

Active
Yes
Status
Forecasted
Estimated Post Date
September 3rd, 2024
Estimated Close Date
December 2nd, 2024
Estimated Award Date
September 30th, 2025
Total Funding
$2,700,000.00
Award Ceiling
$450,000.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
2
Opportunity No.
RFA-CE-25-025

Agency

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

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA is offering a federal grant for the rigorous evaluation of community- and societal-level primary prevention approaches to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). This grant aims to support investigator-initiated research to evaluate policies and programs that prevent ACEs. The research should focus on prevention approaches at the community- or societal-level, addressing social and health inequities that increase the risk of ACEs for certain populations. The funding will be used to evaluate existing primary prevention approaches that have not yet undergone rigorous evaluation or are not currently undergoing a rigorous outcome evaluation. The research should contribute to expanding the evidence base for ACEs prevention in areas such as ensuring a strong start for children, promoting social norms that protect against violence and adversity, and strengthening economic supports to families. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The estimated total program funding is $2,700,000, with an award ceiling of $450,000. It is expected that two awards will be granted. The application deadline is December 2, 2024, and the estimated award date is September 30, 2025. For more information and eligibility requirements, please refer to the grant notice.

Description

The purpose of this research announcement is to support investigator-initiated research to rigorously evaluate policies and programs for the primary prevention of ACEs. In alignment with NCIPC’s ACEs Research Priorities, projects are expected to evaluate prevention approaches at the community- or societal-level that address social and health inequities that place some populations at greater risk for ACEs. Research conducted with these funds will rigorously evaluate existing primary prevention approaches (i.e., policies or programs that are already developed and implemented or ready for implementation in the community or population of interest) that have not yet undergone rigorous evaluation or are not currently undergoing a rigorous outcome evaluation. This research is intended to expand the evidence base for ACEs prevention in one or more of the following strategy areas identified in the CDC’s ACEs Prevention Resource for Action: Ensure A Strong Start for Children, Promote Social Norms That Protect Against Violence and Adversity, and Strengthen Economic Supports to Families.

Contact Information

PrimaryJoyce Dieterly, MPH
(404) 718-3501
ncipc_erpo@cdc.gov

Opportunity Lifecycle

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