Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (Title V State SRAE) Program
The purpose of the Title V State SRAE program is to provide messages to youth that normalizes the optimal health behavior of avoiding non-marital sexual activity. Title V SRAE is a prevention education program targeted to youth ages 10 to 19. Programmatic services must be medically accurate and complete; age-appropriate; based on adolescent learning and developmental theories for the age group receiving the education; and culturally appropriate, recognizing the experiences of youth from diverse communities, backgrounds, and experiences. Education on sexual risk avoidance must address each of the following topics: (A) The holistic individual and societal benefits associated with personal responsibility, self-regulation, goalsetting, healthy decision making, and a focus on the future. (B) The advantage of refraining from non-marital sexual activity in order to improve the future prospects and physical and emotional health of youth. (C) The increased likelihood of avoiding poverty when youth attain self-sufficiency and emotional maturity before engaging in sexual activity. (D) The foundational components of healthy relationships and their impact on the formation of healthy marriages and safe and stable families. (E) How other youth risk behaviors, such as drug and alcohol usage, increase the risk for teen sex. (F) How to resist and avoid, and receive help regarding, sexual coercion and dating violence, recognizing that even with consent teen sex remains a youth risk behavior.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Administration For Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Fiscal Year 2017
Thirty nine (39) grants have been awarded. Thirty nine ( 39) grants were awarded.Fiscal Year 2018
In FY2018, there were 37 awards.Fiscal Year 2019
In FY 2019, there were 39 awards.Fiscal Year 2020
In FY 2020, the program anticipates 39 awards.
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, Title V, Section 2954, Public Law 113-93, 42 U.S.C. 710
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, Section 50502, Public Law 115-123
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Eligible applicants include all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federate States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau.
Title V State SRAE will fund states to provide youth ages 10 to 19 with education on sexual risk avoidance (meaning voluntarily refraining from sexual activity).
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) adopted the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance in 2 CFR part 200, and has codified the text, with HHS-specific amendments in 45 CFR Part 75. ACF recipients must follow the requirements in 45 CFR Part 75. Application requirements and procedures will be listed in the funding opportunity announcement, which can be found on the ACF website at: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/.
Recipients are notified that funds have been awarded through a Notice of Award (NOA) issued by the Administration for Children and Families. Funds are disbursed through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Payment Management System (PMS).
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
From 90 to 120 days.
How are proposals selected?
Title V State SRAE programs are required to develop and implement education that normalizes the optimal health behavior of avoiding non-marital sexual activity. For FY 2018 and FY 2019 funds allotted to States and Territories (States), the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) advised States and Territories of the funding opportunity through a Federal Register notice and by a standing Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Applications, to include state plans, were rated "Approved" or "Approved with Conditions" by Program administrators. States that received an "Approved" rating were awarded grants without a requirement to submit additional information. States submitting state plans that were "Approved with Conditions" received grant awards with a request to submit documentation to address areas of weakness as noted in the review process. States and Territories awarded FY2018 funds submitted a letter of intent in order to receive their FY2019 award. There are 39 Title V State SRAE grantees.
How may assistance be used?
Title V SRAE funding will be used to award formula grants. Additionally, a set-aside of 20% of the $75,000,000 appropriation will fund program support activities. Funds ($60,000,000) shall be reserved for state grant awards. In FY2018 and FY2019, States have an opportunity to apply for formula funding by submitting a letter of intent. These Title V State SRAE projects will have a two-year project period, as funds are available. Funds (a 20% set-aside or $15,000,000) shall be reserved for program support. Program support includes research, training and technical assistance, a national evaluation, and the collection of performance measures.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Yes. FYSB requires project officers to conduct routine performance reviews that includes off-site and on-site monitoring of the Title V State SRAE grants.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) adopted the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance in 2 CFR part 200, and has codified the text, with HHS-specific amendments in 45 CFR Part 75. ACF recipients must follow the requirements in 45 CFR Part 75. Audits are conducted in accordance with the requirements of 45 CFR Part 75 Subpart F.
Retention requirements for records are covered by the provisions of 45 CFR SSSS75.361-365 and generally must be retained for three years from the submission date of the final expenditure report.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Title V State SRAE awards have a 24-month project and budget period. Funds are disbursed through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Payment Management System (PMS).
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
330 C St., SW,
Washington, DC 20021 US
(Formula Grants) FY 18$46,994,375.00; FY 19 est $52,118,958.00; FY 20 est $52,118,958.00; FY 17$63,372,499.00; - In FY 2017, $69,825,000 was appropriated of which $63,372,499 was obligated for 39 awards and 25 supplemental awards. In FY2018, $75,000,000 was appropriated and $46,994,375 was obligated for 37 awards and in FY2019, $75,000,000 was appropriated and $52,118,958 was obligated for 39 awards.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The range of awards for Title V SRAE was $13,500 to $7,389,100.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Contact the Family and Youth Services Bureau central office for available literature. You may also get information on the Family and Youth Services Bureau website at the following address: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb
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