ATOD Funding Alert: applications due 11/11   

October 21, 2016
Henderson County KY ASAP Local Board Accepting  Mini-Grant Applications

The Henderson County Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy will award mini-grants ranging from $2,000 – $4,000 to local agencies and groups that help support and grow Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug prevention, treatment, and enforcement programs throughout the community.

The Henderson County KY ASAP Local Board will accept written proposals from applicants detailing how they would utilize grant funding.

Any local ATOD group is welcome to apply by Nov. 11, 2016. To receive a copy of the request for proposal for the Henderson County KY ASAP local board mini grant, please contact Shawna Evans at Henderson County High School, 2424 Zion Road Henderson, Ky. 42420, (270) 831-8867, or by email at

 Preparing grant applications can be a bit challenging. Botvin LifeSkills Training offers several grant application tools to help you in applying for local, state, and federal funding.

Grant Writing Assistance

July 17, 2013
Preparing grant applications can be challenging.  LifeSkills Training offers several grant application tools to help you in applying for local, state, and federal funding.
Grant Writing Aid
This document offers information, resources, and suggestions to sites that are applying funding to implement the LifeSkills Training program. Information in this document is not intended to be used as a template for writing a proposal. Rather, information should be viewed as suggestions and examples that can be used to construct a strong proposal.
LST Grant Writing Template
Incorporating key program information into your grant application is very important. This valuable template outlines key information on the LifeSkills Training program you will need to incorporate into your grant application.
EPA Federal Grant Writing Tutorial


Funding Alert and Webinar: Community Transformation Grants

May 19, 2011

Free Webinar:  Strategies for Incorporating Botvin LifeSkills Training into an Effective Community Transformation Grant Application 

A critical component of writing a compelling grant application is to incorporate a program that is supported by an overwhelming body of evidence and a quality support system.  When quality and evidence matter in a grant application, Botvin LifeSkills Training is the right choice.    

    Monday, May 23rd, 12 pm EDT  

Hurry! Space is limited to the first 30 registrants*!

This informative webinar will explore successful grant-writing tips and strategies while incorporating the Botvin LifeSkills Training program into the Community Transformation grant.  Our goal is to help you be as informed as possible about the grant application process while supporting the inclusion of our program as a part of your comprehensive submission.

Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) is an evidence-based, substance abuse prevention program for Elementary, Middle School, High School and Transitions students. Studies testing its effectiveness have found that LST can reduce the prevalence of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use by as much as 80 percent. 

*Space is limited to state and local government agencies, tribes and territories, state or local non-profit organizations planning to apply for funding.

Public Prevention Health Fund: Community Transformation grants 

Grant: The purpose of this program is to create healthier communities by 1) building capacity to implement broad evidence and practice-based policy, environmental, programmatic and infrastructure changes, as appropriate, in large counties, and in states, tribes and territories, including in rural and frontier areas and 2) supporting implementation of such interventions in five strategic areas (Strategic Directions) aligning with Healthy People 2020 focus areas and achieving demonstrated progress in the following five performance measures outlined in the Affordable Care Act: 1) changes in weight, 2) changes in proper nutrition, 3) changes in physical activity, 4) changes in tobacco use prevalence, and 5) changes in emotional well being and overall mental health, as well as other program-specific measures.

Funder: Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Amount: 75 grants totaling $900,000,000

Eligibility: state and local government agencies, tribes and territories, state or local non-profit organizations

Contact: Click here for Application. CDC – Procurement and Grants Office (PGO), Technical Information and Management Section (TIMS), 770-488-2700 for general Submission Inquiries

Technical Assistance: Three Pre-letter of Intent Submission Conference Calls on 5/25 at 10 am, 1 pm and 2 pm EDT

Deadline: Letter of intent due 6/6/11; Application deadline is 7/15/11

Questions?  Email for more information

Find Information About Applying for Grants

February 26, 2009

The U.S. Department of Education’s Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives is a great place to find information and resources to help faith-based and community organizations navigate the application process for federal grants. While there are no special grant programs dedicated solely to faith-based or community organizations, the center describes the grant programs open to them and updates information on grant announcements, workshops, and partnership ideas.  Check the center’s materials and their guide to fundinggrant_writing

These funding opportunities may be applicable to the Botvin LifeSkills Training program, an evidence-based substance abuse and violence prevention program with over 25 years of peer-reviewed research behind it. 

While preparing grant applications can sometimes be a bit challenging,  LifeSkills Training offers several grant application tools to help you in applying for local, state, and federal funding.

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