Other Federal Agencies That Fund Prevention Activities
Several Federal agencies fund a number of prevention programs and activities in other areas. While these programs are not specifically designed to fund child abuse prevention, they do fund some projects that are related to child abuse.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Health Resources and Services Administration
Promotes the health and well-being of women, infants, and children though coordination, capacity building, and quality oversight at the community and State levels. Includes funding opportunities.
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Works to prevent death and disability from nonoccupational injuries, including those that result from violence. Includes funding opportunities.
Office of Head Start
Administration for Children and Families
Promotes school readiness for children ages birth to 5 from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Includes funding opportunities.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice
Serves children, families, and communities by working with others to prevent delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, and to protect children and enhance public safety. Includes funding information.
Prevention for Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Develops policy, programs, and services aimed at reducing substance abuse and ameliorating the negative consequences of substance abuse. Includes information on funding opportunities.