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Funded Areas

CDC supports state, territorial, local, and tribal education and health agencies to improve the health and well-being of our nation’s youth. These agencies apply for and receive funding in one or more of the following areas: school-based HIV/STD prevention; and school-based surveillance, including the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and the School Health Profiles (Profiles).

CDC also supports non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to provide intensive technical assistance and capacity-building support to local and state education agencies to improve health and educational outcomes among adolescents.

State, territorial, local, and tribal agencies are currently funded by CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) under Notice of Funding Opportunity PS-18-1807 (August 1, 2018 – July 31, 2023).

State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal Agencies Receiving Funding For:

School-based HIV Prevention

CDC funding is used to work with schools to implement school-based programs and practices designed to reduce HIV and other STDs among adolescents, including strengthening sexual health education (SHE), increasing adolescent access to key sexual health services (SHS), and establishing safe and supportive environments (SSE) for students.

map of the continental United States displaying local education agencies funded for HIV/STD Prevention programs

Local Education Agencies (LEAs)

  • Albuquerque Public Schools (NM)
  • Boston Public Schools (MA)
  • Chicago Board of Education (IL)
  • Cleveland Municipal School District (OH)
  • District of Columbia Public Schools (DC)
  • District School Board of Pasco County (FL)
  • Duval County Public Schools (FL)
  • Eaton Regional Education Service Agency (MI)
  • Fort Worth Independent School District (TX)
  • Gaston County Schools (NC)
  • Genesee Intermediate School District (MI)
  • Hillsborough County Public Schools (FL)
  • Houston Independent School District (TX)
  • Los Angeles Unified School District (CA)
  • Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (TN)
  • Newark Public Schools (NJ)
  • New York City Department of Education (NY)
  • Oakland Unified School District (CA)
  • Portland Public Schools (OR)
  • San Diego Unified School District (CA)
  • San Francisco Unified School District (CA)
  • School Board of Broward County (FL)
  • School Board of Orange County (FL)
  • School Board of Palm Beach County (FL)
  • School District of Philadelphia (PA)
  • Seattle Public Schools (WA)
  • Shelby County Board of Education (TN)
  • Spartanburg County School District No. 7 (SC)

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School-based Surveillance

CDC provides funding for state, territorial, local, and tribal education agencies and state health agencies to establish and strengthen systematic procedures to collect and report Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and School Health Profiles data for policy and program improvements.

map of the continental United States displaying states, territories funded for School-Based Surveillance

State Education Agencies

  • Alabama State Department of Education
  • Arkansas Department of Education
  • California Department of Education
  • District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education
  • Florida Department of Education
  • Hawaii State Department of Education
  • Idaho State Department of Education
  • Illinois State Board of Education
  • Kansas State Department of Education
  • Kentucky Department of Education
  • Louisiana Department of Education
  • Maine Department of Education
  • Maryland State Department of Education
  • Massachusetts Deptparment of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • Mississippi Department of Education
  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction
  • Nebraska Department of Education
  • New Hampshire Department of Education
  • New Jersey Department of Education
  • New York State Education Department
  • North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  • North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • South Carolina Department of Education
  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • West Virginia Department of Education
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

State Health Agencies

  • Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
  • Arizona Department of Health Services
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
  • Georgia Department of Public Health
  • Indiana State Department of Health
  • Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Minnesota Department of Health
  • New Mexico Department of Health
  • Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (University of Nevada-Reno)
  • Ohio Department of Health
  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • Oregon Health Authority
  • South Dakota Department of Health
  • Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Utah Department of Health
  • Vermont Agency of Human Services
  • Virginia Department of Health

Local Education Agencies

  • Albuquerque Public Schools (NM)
  • Boston Public Schools (MA)
  • Chicago Board of Education (IL)
  • Cleveland Municipal School District (OH)
  • District of Columbia Public Schools (DC)
  • District School Board of Pasco County (FL)
  • Duval County Public Schools (FL)
  • Eaton Regional Education Service Agency (MI)
  • Fort Worth Independent School District (TX)
  • Gaston County Schools (NC)
  • Genesee Intermediate School District (MI)
  • Hillsborough County Public Schools (FL)
  • Houston Independent School District (TX)
  • Los Angeles Unified School District (CA)
  • Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (TN)
  • Newark Public Schools (NJ)
  • New York City Department of Education (NY)
  • Oakland Unified School District (CA)
  • Portland Public Schools (OR)
  • San Diego Unified School District (CA)
  • San Francisco Unified School District (CA)
  • School Board of Broward County (FL)
  • School Board of Orange County (FL)
  • School Board of Palm Beach County (FL)
  • School District of Philadelphia (PA)
  • Seattle Public Schools (WA)
  • Shelby County Board of Education (TN)
  • Spartanburg County School District No. 7 (SC)

Territorial Education Agency

  • Puerto Rico Department of Education

Tribal Nation

  • Cherokee Nation

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Technical Assistance and Capacity Building

CDC funding is used to build school capacity in state and local education agencies to implement HIV and other STD prevention programs.

  • Advocates for Youth
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Psychological Association
  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • Child Trends Incorporated
  • National Coalition of STD Directors

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