PreventionFIRST! receives funding from the Hamilton County Family Services and Treatment levy to support youth substance abuse prevention and local coalition development in Hamilton County. This grant is open to Hamilton County-based coalitions, groups or organizations that want to improve or increase their substance abuse prevention strategies.

The goals of the Hamilton County Family Services and Treatment Prevention Program mini-grant are to:

Goal 1: Establish and strengthen collaboration among community sectors and county entities to support the efforts of community coalitions to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth.*

*youth is defined as individuals 18 and younger.

Goal 2: Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults by addressing the factors in the community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse.*

*substances include, but are not limited to, narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabis, inhalants, alcohol, and tobacco, where their use is prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Application Timeline:

Letter of Intent (LOI) Due: December 16, 2016

Notification LOI Acceptance: December 23, 2016

Required Grant Writing Workshop: January 9, 2017

Applications Due: January 27, 2017

Notice of Awards/Monies Available: February 10, 2017

Click here for the complete grant application. Notice of awards will be made on February 10, 2017 to those organizations that completed a successful letter of intent for this application and were selected by a competitive review to obtain the dollars. The grant funds are available for one year.

Application deadline is 1/27/17


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