Grants for Communities Addressing Childhood Trauma

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Subject: Health, Child Welfare, Mental Health, Community Development
Deadline: Apr. 18, 2016

"The Communities Addressing Childhood Trauma Program (ACT) seeks to address unhealthy behaviors in minority and/or disadvantaged youth, ages 5-15 years when they enter the program, who have been exposed to childhood trauma. ACT is intended to test the effectiveness of innovative approaches in promoting healthy behaviors among minority and/or disadvantaged youth at-risk for poor health/life outcomes due to childhood trauma. These innovative approaches (including curricula) should be designed for minority and/or disadvantaged youth ages 5 to 15 years who have been exposed to childhood trauma, as well as support services to their families. These demonstration grants should take a multi-partner approach."

Funder: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Eligibility: Nonprofit with 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institution of higher education), nonprofit without 501(c)(3)IRS status (other than institution of higher education), for-profit organizations (other than small business)(for profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee), universities, colleges, research institutions, hospitals, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, federally recognized or state-recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments, American Indian/Alaska native tribally designated organizations, Alaska Native Health Organizations, urban Indian health organizations, tribal epidemiology centers, state and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents.
Amount: $325,000 - $400,000
Contact: Link.