Syringe Exchange Program

Grants to USA and Peurto Rico Nonprofits for Drug Abuse
Prevention, Disease Prevention, and Health Issues

GrantWatch ID#: 175640
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Comer Family Foundation


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Grants ranging between $5,000 to $30,000 to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofits for health programs. Priority will be given to programs that address health issues connected to drug use, and programs that will provide free sterile syringes and collect used ones in an effort to reduce the spread of related diseases. The Foundation will also give priority to organizations grounded in harm reduction principle and practice, and organizations that are actively developing local community and financial support.

Types of Funding Available:

- Operating funds
- Program development
- Staff development

$5,000 - $30,000

Length of grant funding is a single year.

The Comer Foundation will make grants to organizations that are exempt from federal tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code and that are not classified as private foundations under section 509(a) of the code.

Applicants must be in operation for one full year prior to application submission.

Geographic eligibility: The 50 States, District of Columbia, Native American Reservations/Tribal Land, and Puerto Rico

Initial review of applications will take 30 days and you will be notified whether further information will be requested including a meeting, site visit or phone interview.

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

To apply:

Submit documents to:

Comer Family Foundation
Attn: SEP Grants
939 W. North Ave, Suite 850
Chicago, IL 60642

Or to:

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USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA)

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