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Injury Prevention Program (Ohio)

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    Funder Type

    State Government

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    Ohio Department of Health


    The Ohio Violence & Injury Prevention Program (VIPP) is working toward the development of a comprehensive state-level injury prevention program to help every Ohioan live his or her life to its fullest potential by reducing death and disability associated with intentional and unintentional injury.

    The objectives of this program are to:

    • Coordinate surveillance systems that collect injury data;
    • Assess the burden of injuries and violence and communicate that information for the purpose of action;
    • Promote evidence-based, injury prevention interventions for at-risk populations;
    • Coordinate and collaborate with partners in building program infrastructure;
    • Encourage the adoption of evidence-based policies and programs that lead to the prevention of injury and violence; and
    • Provide technical support and training as needed.

    This program has the following Injury Priority Areas: 

    Funded projects will:

    • Be population-based and address strategies across the spectrum of prevention;
    • Use evidence-informed strategies;
    • Be data driven and address high risk groups;
    • Demonstrate strong local collaboration and effective partnerships to address injury; and
    • Contain a strong evaluation component including process and outcome measures.

    History of Funding

    None is available.

    Additional Information

    Funds may not be used for the following:
    • To advance political or religious points of view or for fund raising or lobbying;
    • To disseminate factually incorrect or deceitful information;
    • Consulting fees for salaried program personnel to perform activities related to grant objectives;
    • Bad debts of any kind;
    • Contributions to a contingency fund;
    • Entertainment;
    • Fines and penalties;
    • Membership fees -- unless related to the program and approved by ODH;
    • Interest or other financial payments (including but not limited to bank fees);
    • Contributions made by program personnel;
    • Costs to rent equipment or space owned by the funded agency;
    • Inpatient services;
    • The purchase or improvement of land; the purchase, construction, or permanent improvement of any building;
    • Satisfying any requirement for the expenditure of non-federal funds as a condition for the receipt of federal funds;
    • Travel and meals over the current state rates;
    • Costs related to out-of-state travel, unless otherwise approved by ODH, and described in the budget narrative;
    • Training longer than one week in duration, unless otherwise approved by ODH;
    • Contracts for compensation with advisory board members;
    • Grant-related equipment costs greater than $1,000, unless justified in the budget narrative and approved by ODH;
    • Payments to any person for influencing or attempting to influence members of Congress or the Ohio General Assembly in connection with awarding of grants;
    • Promotional Items;
    • Office Furniture (including but not limited to desks, chairs, file cabinets) unless otherwise stated;
    • Medications and direct health care expenditures;
    • Food and refreshments; and
    • Promotional and incentive items for program activities.


    Violence and Injury Prevention Section Staff

    Violence and Injury Prevention Section Staff
    246 N. High St.
    Columbus, OH 43215
    (614) 466-2144
    (614) 564-2409

  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible applicants for 2020 are only currently funded Injury Prevention programs.

    Deadline Details

    Applications were to be submitted by August 14, 2017. A similar deadline is anticipated annually.

    Award Details

    Approximately $1,100,000 is available in total funding. Awards are at least $30,000 each.

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