CDC – Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives (PREVAYL) (2021)

Applications due: by May 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

This program will address multiple forms of violence impacting adolescents and young adults in communities with high rates of violence. This includes youth violence, teen dating violence, and other adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), as well as conditions that put communities at greater risk for violence. Recipients of this NOFO should address risk factors such as social determinants of health (e.g., concentrated poverty, limited educational/employment opportunities) and racial inequity. This is accomplished by implementing complementary prevention strategies at outer levels of the social-ecological model to prevent and decrease the rates of violence in high burden communities.

Helpful resources

  • NLADA recently presented at the MIE Fundraising Conference on how civil legal aid serves victims of crime. Access the PowerPoint here.
  • The Justice in Government Project at American University has curated research briefs on how civil legal aid helps survivors of domestic violence and vulnerable populations. You can access the briefs here.
  • Want help making your case? The Justice Index scores and ranks states on their adoption of best practices for ensuring access to justice. Find how well your state is doing here.

 Grant information

Funding Title: Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives (PREVAYL)

Agency Name: Center for Disease Control

Funding Opportunity Number:  CDC-RFA-CE21-2104 

Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement

Express Language for Legal Aid: No, there isn’t express language for legal aid. However, legal aid that works to provide assistance to youth victims of crime are eligible. Legal aid organizations may also be added as subrecipients.

Target Population: Youth Victims of Crime

Expected Number of Awards: 8

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  No

Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,000,000

Award Ceiling: $250,000

Award Floor: $225,000

Current Closing Date for Applications: by May 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants are unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility,” independent school districts, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), private institutions of higher education, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, city or township governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), for profit organizations other than small businesses, county governments, small businesses, special district governments,
nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, state governments

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to Grants.gov listing

Contact Information: Corey Lumpkin, hik1@cdc.gov 



Categories: Children, Department of Health and Human Services, Education Organizations, Government Organizations, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Public Housing Organizations, Small Businesses, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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