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Next Gen South

Grants to Delaware Nonprofits to Prevent Substance
Abuse and Addiction in Kent and Sussex Counties

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Foundation / Corporation

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Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) - Next Generation – Southern Delaware

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Grants to Delaware nonprofit organizations for programs addressing substance abuse and addiction in Kent and Sussex Counties. Funding is available for addiction prevention and education, mental health services, treatment services, and programs that assist families affected by addiction.

Proposals for competitive grants are considered on the basis of how they address addiction and enhance the quality of life for Delawareans. Next Gen South is particularly interested in proactive, preventative and future-thinking proposals.

The Foundation is interested in initiatives that:
- Demonstrate vision, effectiveness, good management, and action for positive change
- Encourage collaboration between agencies and reduce duplication of services
- Leverage funds from other sources
- Create a sense of community through neighborhood involvement and outreach
- Include an evaluation component

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172189

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only nonprofit organizations within the state of Delaware that have a 501(c)(3) designation by the Internal Revenue Service are eligible to apply. Agencies receiving Next Gen South grants must serve the state of Delaware and its residents without discrimination based on race, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin or sexual orientation.

Grants are not available for:
- Endowments
- Debt reduction
- Religious organizations for sectarian purposes
- Annual fundraising campaigns or general operating expenses
- Projects completed before the date of grant approval by the Next Gen South membership
- Sports clubs or leagues
- Individuals

Pre-Application Information:

Next Gen South has one competitive Program Grant cycle each year. have been extended to July 31, 2019. Grants will be awarded by November 2019.

Because Next Gen South receives more grant requests than it is able to support, nonprofit organizations are encouraged to seek funding from multiple sources for a particular program or project.


Contact Information:

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

Online application portal:

For more information about the DCF’s grantmaking process:
Sarah Grunewald, Vice President for Community Impact

Main Office
100 W. 10th Street, Suite 115
PO Box 1636
Wilmington, DE 19899-1636
phone 302.571.8004
fax 302.571.1553

Southern Delaware
36 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947-4393

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Delaware: Kent and Sussex Counties