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Engaging Parents in Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Risk Behaviors Targeting Youth: Scaling up the Implementation of Families Matter in the United Republic of Tanzania under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Description
Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $1,200,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $10,000,000.

The purpose of this FOA is to invite organizations to support the continuing scale up and implementation of a parent-focused intervention, Families Matter, and introduce a Gender Based Violence (GBV)/Child sexual Abuse (CSA) module into the FMP program. Families Matter is an evidence-based intervention for parents or guardians of adolescents and pre-adolescents designed to promote positive parenting and effective parent-child communication about comprehensive HIV prevention and service uptake, child sexual abuse, and sexual risk reduction. The program is currently being implemented in two regions in Southern zone and is expected to be scaled up to other regions in the lake zone in Tanzania.

The objective of the program is:
1. By the end of year five, create a supportive environment that increases adolescents’ self-efficacy to delay sexual debut, prevent STI and unintended pregnancies in 10 regions in Tanzania (Mtwara, Ruvuma, Lindi, Dar es Salaam, Simiyu, Shinyanga, Geita, Kagera, Mwanza, and Mara);
2. By 2018, increase adoption of primary preventive behavior among adolescents by 30%, including delayed sexual debut, by giving parents tools to deliver primary prevention to their children;
3. By the end of year one, 50,000 adolescents reached through their parents and guardians with positive social norms in using preventive services and products such as VMMC, HTC, and condoms;
4. By the end of year one, 25,000 parents provided with necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to identify signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse and gender based violence;
5. By the end of year one, 25,000 parents provided with necessary skills on how to address child sexual abuse and gender based violence;
6. By the end of year one, increase optimal use of available HIV prevention, treatment, care and reproductive health services by 30% through encouraging parents to utilize and promote the uptake of VMMC, HTC, condoms and PMTCT services;
7. By the end of year five, strengthen the capacity of 5 community based organizations and 10 local government agencies to plan, implement and evaluate evidence-based prevention interventions targeting at-risk youth;
8. By the end of year one, conduct formative assessment in newly selected regions for FMP scale up;
9. To collaborate and enhance the government of Tanzania’s capacity to own, plan, budge and implement FMP in selected regions based on available data.
Funding Organization
US Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fund Category
HIV/AIDS
Support Types
Cooperative Agreements
Locations
American Samoa
District of Columbia
Federated States of Micronesia
Guam
International
Marshall Islands
National
Northern Mariana Islands
Palau
Puerto Rico
US Virgin Islands
Eligible Organizations
City Agencies
Colleges/Universities
Commercial Organizations
Community Based Organizations
County Agencies
Hospitals
International Agencies
IRS 501 (c)(3) Organizations
Minority Owned Organizations
Nonprofit Organizations
Religious Organizations
Research Institutions
State Agencies
Tribal Organizations
Woman Owned Organizations
Award Date
9/1/2013
Number of Awards Given
1 to 2 awards
Award Amount
$1,200,000
Award Amount Notes
Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $1,200,000.
Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $10,000,000 (This amount is an estimate, and is subject to availability of funds and includes direct costs for international organizations or direct and indirect costs for domestic grantees for all years.)
Application Due Date
4/1/2014
Application Contact
Grants.gov Support Center
,
Phone: (800) 518-4726
Technical Contact
Kokuhumbya Kazaura
Project Officer
DHHS/CDCNational Institute for Medical
Research HQ Complex
Lithuli Road, Ilala District
Dar es Salaam,
Fund Duration
5 years.
Subjects
HIV/AIDS Prevention
International Cooperation
Parents
Sexual Assault or Abuse
Sexual Behavior or Behaviors
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Social Services
STD Prevention
Audiences
Adolescents/Youth/Teens
Developing Nations
Application Process
Applicants must download the SF424 application package associated with this funding opportunity from www.grants.gov. If access to the Internet is not available or if the applicant encounters difficulty in accessing the forms on-line, contact the HHS/CDC Procurement and Grant Office Technical Information Management Section (PGO TIMS) staff at (770) 488-2700 email:pgotim@cdc.gov Monday-Friday 7:00am – 4:30pm U.S. Eastern Standard Time for further instruction. CDC Telecommunications for the hearing impaired or disabled is available at: TTY 1-888-232-6348.

If the applicant encounters technical difficulties with www.grants.gov, the applicant should contact Grants.gov Customer Service. The Grants.gov Contact Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of all Federal Holidays. The Contact Center provides customer service to the applicant community. The extended hours will provide applicants support around the clock, ensuring the best possible customer service is received any time it’s needed. You can reach the Grants.gov Support Center at 1-800-518-4726 or by email at support@grants.gov. Submissions sent by e-mail, fax, CD’s or thumb drives of applications will not be accepted.
Web Site
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=8F25RBCdRDcwBDTGGQz1sqCjnQ86d12pC68C3RB22M1CkQbPHnLJ!-1679864363?oppId=215953&mode=VIEW
Fund Number
CDC-RFA-GH13-1324

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cdcnpin.org Fund Record #4628

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