The RFGP will fund program services that build and expand on efforts to prevent and
reduce the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences through building resiliency. The
RFGP seeks programs based on or informed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)
or federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) prevention frameworks,
with use of evidence-based or evidence informed programs being highly suggested.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the federal Department of Health and
Human Services (DHHS) each outline prevention frameworks that address ACEs.
DHHS breaks prevention approaches into primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention.
Primary prevention focuses on universal, population-level services like public
awareness campaigns and parenting classes. Secondary prevention is focused at
higher risk populations and includes programs like home visits and more focused