U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — Youth Violence Prevention through Community-Level Change Cooperative Agreement
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Center for Injury Prevention is accepting applications for the Youth Violence Prevention through Community-Level Change Cooperative Agreement to support the assessment of the efficacy or effectiveness of interventions designed to change community characteristics and social processes to reduce rates of youth violence perpetration and victimization.
Priority will be given to the evaluation of primary prevention interventions, programs, strategies and policies that focus on the social and economic environment and/or the physical environment, including, strategies to improve the physical and social characteristics of neighborhoods and to reduce community density and availability of alcohol and drugs.
Approximately $1,000,000 is available to fund up to two awards. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to the following: nonprofit and for profit organizations, universities, hospitals, community-based organizations, and research institutions.
Deadline: January 7, 2008 (Letter of Intent)
Contact the Department of Health and Human Services grant program directly for complete program information and program guidelines: