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Worcester Health Requests Community Proposals for Teen Health Education Projects

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department requests mini-grant proposals from community-based organizations, workplaces, churches, or other interested organizations for youth teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention education: Promoting Health Among Teens-Comprehensive education (PHAT-C).

To be eligible for up to $4,500 in grant funding, your program must be an organization that serves young people in Worcester County. Funded organizations will be expected to deliver the PHAT-C education program to a minimum of 15-20 Worcester County youth ages 12-19. 

“We’re encouraging groups that work with youth in Worcester County to apply for PHAT-C grant funding to help us spread awareness about comprehensive sexual health education and teen pregnancy and STI prevention,” said Mimi Dean, Director of Prevention Services, Worcester County Health Department. “Grant-funded education could include learning activities like small-group discussions, videos, games, role-plays and homework assignments.”

A virtual pre-proposal orientation meeting will be held through Google Meets on July 18, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. If you plan to attend this orientation session, RSVP to Kelly Shockley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Proposals should be submitted to the Worcester County Health Department (6040 Public Landing Rd. Snow Hill, MD.) by 4:30 p.m. on August 2, 2024. Digital application packets can be found at worcesterhealth.org/minigrant. For more information or to request a paper application packet, please call the Worcester County Health Department Prevention Services at 410-632-1100 ext. 1103.