Assessing Agency Readiness for Focus on Youth with ImPACT
When assessing your agency’s readiness to implement Focus on Youth with
ImPACT, here is a checklist of things to consider:
□ What are your desired outcomes/goals for your Focus on Youth
program? What population of youth are you trying to reach?
□ What has your agency previously done in this area? What made it
□ Are there others in your area working with African-American youth
around HIV, STD and pregnancy prevention? What’s made them
□ What are the natural alliances between your agency and other
community stakeholders (e.g., businesses, community-based
organizations, media, etc.)? How might that relationship be leveraged?
□ What resources will be required to see your Focus on Youth
intervention through to its successful completion? Think about both
financial and non-financial resources (human capital, space and other
□ How will you recruit youth for your Focus on Youth intervention?
□ How will your target population best receive messages or learn about
your Focus on Youth program?
□ Is the community aware of the impact of HIV among African
Americans, and specifically African-American youth? If so, do you have
a gauge of their willingness to be engaged in the process?
□ How prepared is your organization? Is there training that needs to
happen? Is there agency buy-in?
Organizations interested in arranging training or technical assistance for
Focus on Youth with ImPACT can contact your CDC project officer or ETR
Associates at 510-645-1047, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Budgeting for Focus on Youth with ImPACT
The following information and two sample budget sheets (Start Up and Delivery/
Maintenance) are provided to help your agency create or refine a budget for Focus on
Youth with ImPACT. The sample costs are for one cycle (one “cycle” consists of 1
parent session with each parent and 8 intervention session