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Grants to Central West Virginia Nonprofits for Drug
Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Programs

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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United Way of Central West Virginia (UWCWV)

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Grants of up to $25,000 to West Virginia nonprofits in Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Logan and Putnam Counties for programs focusing on alcohol and drug abuse prevention, treatment and recovery. A letter of intent is due January 15. Programs areas are as follows:

- Prevent substance use among youth and/or adults using evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs.
- Reduce substance abuse among youth and/or adults.
- Increase youth and/or adults maintaining sobriety and self-sufficiency.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166757

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $25,000.

Term of Contract:

Calendar year 2017.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The organization:

- Is an incorporated nonprofit organization and has tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code.
- Has a Board of Directors that is an active, representative voluntary governing body, with regular meetings and is responsible for developing its mission, determining its strategic direction and providing oversight.
- Has up-to-date, current bylaws, or guidelines, by which the organization operates.
- Can submit, when requested, a current annual audit (if applicable) performed by an independent certified public accountant in compliance with generally accepted accounting standards as applied to non-profit organizations.
- Files an IRS form 990, including schedule A or 990 EZ, or can document the circumstances under which the 990 filing is waived.
- Can provide a current budget for the entire organization.
- Serves one or more of the counties in United Way of the Central WV service area – Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Logan and Putnam counties.
- Has the mechanisms and capacity for regularly reporting measurable, qualitative and quantitative outcomes.
- Demonstrates reasonable efficiency in program management and adequacy of resources, both in materials and in personnel (voluntary and paid) to sustain a quality level of service.

Pre-Application Information:

Submit one (1) electronic copy of the Letter of Intent (attached) and required attachments by 4 p.m. January 15, 2016. A separate LOI must be completed for each program for which you are requesting funding. If this is a collaborative effort, the lead 501(c)(3) organization should complete the LOI.

Invitations to submit a full grant application will be communicated electronically by February 1 and will be due on March 1, 2016.

Contact Information:

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

Lisa Hudnall

United Way of Central West Virginia
One United Way Square
Charleston, WV 25301

Grant Coverage Areas:

Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Logan and Putnam Counties

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Geographic Focus:

USA: West Virginia

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