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Request for Proposals

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), Bureau of Family Health Services (BFHS), seeks proposals for projects which meet the guidelines for abstinence education funding appropriated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The purpose of the requests for proposal is to fund competitive grants to local and statewide providers and planning organizations (nonprofit entities, local health departments, schools, and health care entities) for the implementation or expansion of evidence based education programs.

ADPH will fund organizations to provide selected evidence based abstinence education programming to middle and high school youth. Relationship Smarts Plus (RS+) will provide programming to youth in the seventh and ninth grade. Making A Difference (MAD) will provide programming to youth in eighth grade.

Those organizations planning to apply for funding must submit a letter of intent via email to Vontrese McGhee, Program Director, no later than 5:00 PM, CST on Friday, July 28, 2017.

To be considered for funding, proposals must be received by Friday, August 18, 2017, no later than 3:00 PM, CST. All proposals received after this date will be returned to sender.

Please send completed proposal to:

Vontrese McGhee, Branch Director
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Branch
The RSA Tower
Bureau of Family Health Services
Alabama Department of Public Health
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1350
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

For information or clarification, applicant agencies may call (334) 206-3358 or email inquiries to Vontrese McGhee.

Title V State Abstinence Education Grant Program - Relationship Smarts Plus

Title V State Abstinence Education Grant Program - Making A Difference


Page last updated: July 21, 2017