Funding Opportunity: Youth Empowerment Program II: (YEP II)

The YEP II focuses on the risk behaviors of at-risk minority male youth at critical stages in their lives, and improving long-term outcomes to increase the quality of their lives. Projects should address one or more of the following focus areas:1) minority male youth violence (including gang violence);2) teen pregnancy prevention education as it relates to males;3) career preparation training that is appropriate for at-risk minority male youth; and 4) mentoring support services (education and/or college preparation).

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) •Small, minority, and women-owned business •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 •Political subdivisions of states.

Amount: $250,000 – $500,000.

Contact: Link.

Deadline: June 13, 2014



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