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Adolescent Parenting Program

Grants to North Carolina Non-Profits & Others
for Teen Parenting & Childcare Programs

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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North Carolina Division of Public Health - Women's and Children's Health Section

Deadline Date:

11/26/13 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $75,000 annually are available to North Carolina schools, health departments, and non-profits for programs that help reduce the rate of subsequent pregnancies among 15-19 year old girls who are currently pregnant or parenting. Applicants in the following counties will receive priority: Vance, Richmond, Onslow, Robeson, Scotland, Lee, Edgecombe, Montgomery, Halifax, Wilson, Duplin, Hoke, Anson, Craven, Cumberland, Lenoir, Hertford, Swain, Bertie, Wayne, Beaufort, Sampson, Pamlico, Washington, and Columbus.

Needs assessment: Applications from the above targeted counties will receive a demonstrated need score. However, applications from non-targeted counties may receive strong needs scores by convincingly describing the need for services in a specific setting or among a high risk group of individuals within the county.

The goals of APP are as follows:
* Increase the self-sufficiency outcomes for APP participants by:
- Increasing the delay of a subsequent pregnancy
- Increasing graduation from high school with diploma or completion of GED
- Increasing successful transition to adulthood including enrollment in post-secondary education, vocational training, or employment at a livable wage, and living in safe and stable housing after graduation from APP

* Improve developmental outcomes for the children of APP participants by:
- Increasing healthy births
- Increasing incidence of appropriate discipline, of nurturing behavior, and of children who are well cared for
- Increasing age-appropriate physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development, including readiness for school success

Applicants shall replicate the APP model as prescribed by Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiatives. The program, which is coordinated by at least one full-time staff person with a caseload of between 15 and 25 participants, includes intensive case management, home visiting, and group educational sessions. Applicants are required to use either the Parents as Teachers or the Partners for a Healthy Baby home visiting curriculum for educational group sessions and visits.

Grantees serving more than 20 participants must either employ a program assistant for at least 10 hours per week or indicate an equivalent in-kind contribution of time by program volunteers or interns to the program operations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 136930

Number of Grants:

4 - 6

Estimated Size of Grant:

$50,000 to $75,000 annually

Term of Contract:

4 years (renewable annually): The initial contract will begin between June 1, 2014 - October 1, 2014.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Local health departments

Pre-proposal Conference:

October 16, 2013 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: mandatory web-based technical assistance conference.
Agencies must complete the following registration link before 5:00 PM on October 15, 2013: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RFA_TA_2013 to attend. Additional instructions for accessing the web-based conference will be forwarded to all agencies that register to receive the RFA.

After viewing the mandatory web-based technical assistance conference, participation will be verified with a password system. Agencies must complete the following verification link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KLQPBQP by October 30, 2013 to be eligible for funding.

Pre-Application Information:

October 15, 2013, 5 PM: Notice of Intent deadline to register at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/53SCD9h.

Grantees are required to supplement the grant award by providing local matching funds that range from $10,000 to $25,000 annually depending upon the amount of the award. Local matching funds may be accounted for in either cash or in-kind services.

Funds to grantees will be dispersed on a cost reimbursement basis only.

October 23 - 30, 2013: Regional individual face-to-face consultation appointments.
To schedule an RFA technical assistance session, please contact the consultant listed by your preferred date and location. Consultants are also available by appointment.
Raleigh - 10/22/13 (Tues.)
Division of Public Health
5601 Six Forks Rd.
Contact: Audrey Loper

Greensboro - 10/24/13 (Thurs.)
Guilford County Health Dept.
1100 E. Wendover Ave.
Contact: Cynthia Seale-Rivera

Hickory - 10/25/13 (Fri.)
Catawba County Health Dept.
3070 11th Ave Drive SE
Contact: Sydney Atkinson

Greenville - 10/30/13 (Wed.)
NCDHHS Eastern Regional Office
404 St Andrews Drive
Contact: Kristen Carroll

Any agency that receives a copy of the RFA but declines to make an offer is requested to register its decline to offer at the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/53SCD9H no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 30, 2013. Confirmation of receipt will be provided in response.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Raleigh
Audrey Loper, Evaluation consultant
Office: 919-707-5688
Mobile: 919-605-1678
audrey.loper@dhhs.nc.gov

Greensboro
Cynthia Seale-Rivera, Program consultant
Office: 919-707-5718
Mobile: 919-675-7444
cynthia.rivera@dhhs.nc.gov

Hickory:
Sydney Atkinson, Family Planning & Reproductive Health Unit supervisor
Office: 919-707-5693
Mobile: 919-218-3921
sydney.atkinson@dhhs.nc.gov

Greenville:
Kristen Carroll, Program consultant
Office: (919) 707-5685
Mobile: (919) 612-1448
kristen.carroll@dhhs.nc.gov

Funding or Pin Number:

283

Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina