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Grants to Missouri Community Coalitions for Programs
to Prevent Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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ACT Missouri

Deadline Date:

05/17/19 - Submission due to the Prevention Resource Center


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Missouri registered community coalitions to address alcohol and drug use prevention and to minimize risky behaviors in youth ages 10 - 24. Applicants should collaborate with schools, other health and human service providers, and faith-based organizations to implement strategies that strengthen children, families, and communities.

The activities must support or enhance one or more of the following themes:
- A public health model using a theoretical framework of risk reduction and protection enhancement based on Hawkins, Catalano and Miller’s work.
- Specific populations, special consideration will be given to at-risk populations: Are developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive; Are focused and adapted to the specific needs of the local area’s population; and Sustainable outcomes with repeated positive messages, prevention strategies and evaluation

Examples of strategies include, but are not limited to the following:
- Environmental Strategies (Here is an example of environmental strategies for alcohol.)
- Programs that reduce substance use among youth
- Programs that address substance use within the community through prevention.

Proposals that use programs to prevent the use, possession and distribution of drugs and delinquency; and create a well-disciplined environment conducive to learning are strongly recommended.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145539

Estimated Size of Grant:

Funding Range: Up to $5000

Term of Contract:

These funds are for programs and strategies implemented July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any coalition registered with the Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health may apply. Mini-grants are intended for registered, community coalitions that collaborate with other health and human service providers, schools, faith-based organizations and others.

Mini-Grant funds are not intended to support one-time events except those that are tied to larger, ongoing efforts.

These funds may not be used for:
- Purchase of incentives or other symbolic disposable items intended for give-aways;
- ACT Missouri’s procurement procedures are in accordance with Federal Law and Standards identified in the Code of Regulations, Section 200. This guideline is recommended for procurement unless your Coalition (or Fiscal Agent) has a policy already in place.
- No more than 50% of the budget can be used for personnel or contractors.
- No more than 50% of the budget can be used for advertising and media.

Pre-Application Information:

Coalition must show a 50% match on funds requested.

Mini-Grant due to the Prevention Resource Center no later than May 17, 2019 for review.

Mini-Grant submission to ACT Missouri is May 24, 2019.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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ACT Missouri
428 E. Capitol, 2nd Floor
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Phone: 573-635-6669
Toll-free: 877-669-2280
Fax: 573-635-7257

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Missouri