Prior to January 2013, HHS’ Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) has issued competitive grants pursuant to this provision (see here and here). For more information generally, including historical program information (and awards), visit the OAH webpage dedicated to this topic.
On February 15, 2013, the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) announced the availability of FY 2013 funds for competitive grants under the PAF program. A webinar was held on March 4, 2013. Non-binding letters of intent were due March 15, 2013 and complete applications were due April 10, 2013.
SEC. 10212 [42 U.S.C. 18202]. ESTABLISHMENT OF PREGNANCY ASSISTANCE FUND. (a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary, in collaboration and coordination with the Secretary of Education (as appropriate), shall establish a Pregnancy Assistance Fund to be administered by the Secretary, for the purpose of awarding competitive grants to States to assist pregnant and parenting teens and women. (b) USE OF FUND.—A State may apply for a grant under subsection (a) to carry out any activities provided for in section 10213. (c) APPLICATIONS.—To be eligible to receive a grant under subsection (a), a State shall submit to the Secretary an application at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require, including a description of the purposes for which the grant is being requested and the designation of a State agency for receipt and administration of funding received under this part.