Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences: Data to Action Notice of Funding Opportunity

  • Published May 11, 2020
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Application Due Date: 07/13/2020

On May 8, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released CDC-RFA-CE20-2006: Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences: Data to Action (PACE: D2A). This notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is expected to fund four recipients to address state-specific needs related to the public health problem of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

ACEs are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood (0-17 years). ACEs are linked to chronic physical and mental health problems, future violence victimization, and reduced life opportunities. Examples of ACEs include experiencing violence, abuse, or neglect; witnessing violence; and having a family member attempt or die by suicide.

Funded recipients will implement comprehensive strategies and approaches designed to reduce ACEs. Under this NOFO, recipients will increase use of primary prevention activities that are based on the best available evidence. Recipients will be expected to leverage multi-sector partnerships and resources to improve ACEs surveillance infrastructures and the coordination and implementation of ACEs prevention strategies across the state as a whole and communities within the state. As a result, recipients will increase their capacity to develop and sustain a surveillance system that includes ACEs-related data and increase implementation and reach of ACEs prevention strategies that help to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments where children live, learn and play.

Recipients will focus on the implementation of at least two designated strategies derived from CDC's Division of Violence Prevention's resource, Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Leveraging the Best Available Evidence

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Information will be provided for eligible applicants on one conference call/webinar on May 14, 1:30-3:00pm EST. To register and access the webinar, visit: