Funded Programs and Initiatives
Through its programs and initiatives, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Violence Prevention works with national organizations, state health agencies, and other key groups to develop, implement, and promote effective violence prevention practices.
Protecting Children and Youth
This cooperative agreement supports six recipients that are implementing two or more prevention strategies from Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Leveraging the Best Available Evidence.
The National Centers for Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention connect academic and community resources to study and create lasting ways to prevent youth violence.
STRYVE is an initiative led by the CDC to prevent youth violence before it starts.
Essentials for Childhood supports state health departments with the implementation of sustainable, multi-sector efforts that promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments to prevent child abuse and neglect.
Promoting Healthy Relationships
DELTA Impact funds State Domestic Violence Coalitions to implement strategies and approaches designed to prevent intimate partner violence while also funding local communities to do the same.
RPE provides funding to state health departments in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands to guide the implementation of sexual violence prevention efforts.
This program funds 5 local health departments to use strategies based on the best available evidence to reduce shared risk factors and enhance shared protective factors for teen dating violence and youth violence.
NISVS assesses experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual violence (SV), and stalking among adult women and men in the United States.
NVDRS provides states and communities with a clearer understanding of violent deaths to guide local decisions about efforts to prevent violence and track progress over time.
Cross-Cutting Prevention Resources
Developed by CDC, the VetoViolence website provides free, interactive, and engaging violence prevention tools and trainings.
The Cardiff Model provides a way for communities to gain a clearer picture about where violence is occurring by combining and mapping both hospital and police data on violence.