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Support for Initiatives Addressing Mental Health and Substance Abuse

The ALKERMES INSPIRATION GRANTS program supports nonprofit organizations throughout the United States that address the comprehensive needs of people affected by mental health and substance use disorders.

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California Department of Public Health

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Rape Prevention and Education Program

The California Department of Public Health is seeking applications from local rape crisis centers (RCCs) to implement and evaluate sexual violence (SV) primary prevention projects for either of two (2) separate funding tiers:

  • Tier 1 projects will implement and evaluate community mobilization projects using the Close to Home (C2H) strategy (community-based) ($125,000); or
  • Tier 2 projects will implement and evaluate selected comprehensive school-based projects (school-based) ($85,000).

If interested in a copy of the RFA, please email sac@cdph.ca.gov

(Ed. Note: Relationship Smarts PLUS is an allowable intervention for Tier 2 projects based on its significant outcomes related to decreasing aggression.).

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USDA

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

In FY 18, proposals will be accepted which focus on the prevention and/or reduction of opioid misuse and abuse. Incorporation of social and behavioral sciences in a prevention context is important for addressing many of the health challenges facing rural communities. Effectively planned initiatives responsive to unique developmental needs as well as shared environmental conditions can provide timely and valuable health information to rural residents. Human science educators, in collaboration with relevant partners and stakeholders, can implement quality programs approaches that empower rural residents to lead healthy lives and promote healthy communities. RHSE competitive grant program provides funding for such initiatives.

(Ed. Note: People with high ACEs scores have a greater likelihood of abusing opioids. Utilizing Mind Matters as an intervention will empower Extension Educators to help heal the impact ACEs and build resilience in rural Americans.)

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Promoting Adolescent Health through School-Based HIV Prevention

This CDC new opportunity aims to improve the health and wellbeing of youth by working with local education agencies and other organizations to reduce HIV, STD, teen pregnancy, and related risk behaviors among middle and high school students.”

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Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination Center Grant Opportunity Forecast

Learn about this grant to contribute research, capacity building, and dissemination to connect research on marriage and families and programmatic approaches to support them.

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Grants Strengthen Social Change Efforts Nationwide
Programs for At-Risk Youth Programs in Oregon and Washington Supported
Silver Family Foundation

Silver Family Foundation

The Silver Family Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in Oregon and Washington that work with at-risk youth. The Foundation’s Transitional Youth Development Grant Program provides grants to organizations that offer in-depth, long-term investments and opportunities for motivated, low-income youth. Priority is given to organizations that work in the areas of mentorship, high school completion, college and post-secondary preparation, and experiential education.

Letters of inquiry may be submitted throughout the year.

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Support for Communities Served by CSX

CSX Beyond Our RailsCSX Community Investment Program

The CSX Community Investment Program supports nonprofit organizations that serve the communities where the company is located, primarily in the Eastern, Southern, and Upper Midwest areas of the United States. The program provides assistance to nonprofit organizations that address one of the following categories: Safety, with a focus on railway, public, and personal safety; Environment, with a focus on land, water, and air preservation and restoration; Wellness, with a focus on healthy lifestyles and wellness education; and Community, with a focus on community leadership and service. Cash grants ($2,500 to $5,000), sponsorships, volunteer support, and in-kind transportation services are provided. Online applications may be submitted from January 1 through December 15 of each year. Visit the CSX website to download the Giving Guidelines.

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