Funding Opportunity- Minority Youth Violence Prevention: Integrating Public Health and Community Policing Approaches

Minority Youth Violence Prevention (MYVP) will support program interventions developed through adaptations, refinements, and modifications of promising violence prevention and crime reduction models that are tailored to at-risk minority male youth (10-18 years old) and integrate a problem solving approach. These approaches should simultaneously address public health and public safety concerns and be tailored to at-risk minority male youth. Applicants should demonstrate a partnership among disciplines, and include public health, law enforcement, and other criminal justice/public safety stakeholders, and organizations that specifically provide minority youth violence prevention services (e.g. community policing programs, juvenile services and the courts. Applicants must identify an established or promising violence prevention/crime reduction model and integrate the CDC public health or the SARA model to address the specific problem(s)identified among at-risk minority male youth in the target community.

Funder: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

Eligibility:  • State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents • Local public health agencies (county and municipal) • State, local and tribal law enforcement agencies • 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. • 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 governmengt • American Indian/Alaska Native tribally designated organizations • Alaska Native health organizations • Urban Indian health organizations • Tribal epidemiology centers.

Amount: $300,000 – $400,000.

Contact: Link.

Deadline: June 20, 2014


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