This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the Office of Population Affairs (OPA), invites applications from public or private nonprofit entities to conduct research that will lead to feasible and effective approaches and/or activities that will increase the ability of individuals and couples
in the U. S. (which here, and throughout this FOA, refers to all areas listed in the “Eligible Applicants” section, including U. S. insular areas and former U. S. territories) to achieve their family planning goals.
Applicants must address at least two priority areas per application.
Applicants may submit multiple applications for different projects; however, if an applicant submits more than one application for the same project, then only the last application submitted will be considered.
Priority areas for this grant are as follows:
Describing the current services provided by Title X clinics and other publicly funded family planning clinics across the U. S. including how these services have changed over time.
Services may include but are not limited to:
screening for substance use or misuse, including substance use disorders (SUDs); use and barriers to the use of fertility awareness-based methods counseling; sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening and treatment, as well as HIV testing and linkages to care and treatment; youth-friendly services; and contraceptive services.
Describing trends over time in client satisfaction with family planning service provision and how client satisfaction relates to the utilization of family planning and related services among clients attending Title X and other publicly funded family planning clinics in the U. S. Priority 3:
Describing changes in the service delivery system and/or mechanism over time (e.g., the types of organizations offering services; the use of school-based clinics for adolescents and youth; telehealth; mobile clinics; online services offered, etc.).
Priority 4. Describing trends in workforce composition, training, and supply, as well as staffing models and processes for the delivery of family planning services at Title X clinics and other sites where publicly funded family planning services are provided across the U. S. Applicants must clearly identify in the project narrative which priority areas the proposal addresses.
Applicants must address at least two of the priority areas.