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Title V Competitive Sexual Risk Avoidance Education

The purpose of the Title V Competitive SRAE Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. Successful applicants are expected to submit plans for the implementation of sexual risk avoidance education that normalizes the optimal health behavior of avoiding non-marital sexual activity, with a focus on the future health, psychological well-being, and economic success of youth. Applicants must agree to: 1) use medically accurate information referenced to peer-reviewed publications by educational, scientific, governmental, or health organizations; implement an evidence-based approach integrating research findings with practical implementation that aligns with the needs and desired outcomes for the intended audience; and 2) teach the benefits associated with self-regulation, success sequencing for poverty prevention, healthy relationships, goal setting, and resisting sexual coercion, dating violence, and other youth risk behaviors such as underage drinking or illicit drug use without normalizing teen sexual activity. The Title V SRAE legislation requires unambiguous and primary emphasis and context for each of the A-F topics to be addressed in program implementation. Additionally, there is a requirement that messages to youth normalize the optimal health behavior of avoiding non-marital sexual activity.

Funding Organization:
The US Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children & Families - ACYF/FYSB
Funding Category:
Other Health-Related
Support Types:
Discretionary Grants
Number of Awards Given:
20 Awards
Minimum Amount:
Maximum Amount:
Award Amount:
$ 8,800,000
Fund ID:
Application Due Date:
Health Care Planning
Health Care Programs/Services
STD/STI Prevention
Technical Assistance
At Risk Persons
Community Based Organizations
Health Professionals
Health Services Organizations
Application Contact
Program Contact
Technical Contact
Grants Management Contact