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Below is a listing of funding opportunities that may be applicable for the LifeSkills Training program.  Please click on each title for detailed information on each funding opportunity.
Mini-grants Seek Applications in Colorado

Communities That Care (CTC) and the Chaffee County Youth Alliance (CCYA) will accept applications until Feb. 28 for mini-grants for community organizations serving youth within Chaffee County.  

Grants of up to $1,500 may be awarded to support projects and programs focused on positive youth development and youth-community engagement, according to a press release.

“The CTC evidence-based model is guiding the Chaffee County Youth Alliance team to select and implement youth programs that are the best fit for our community,” Miki Hodge, Chaffee County facilitator, said in the release.

Other grant parameters are:

• The award date is set for March 5.

• The project implementation and grant expenditure deadline is June 30.

• Special youth-driven projects are encouraged. A youth voice component is required.

• A report demonstrating the use of funds and the impact must be submitted after the project completion.

Grant applications may be requested by emailing mhodge@chaffeecounty.org or dolson@chaffeecounty.org.

Communities That Care is a collaborative program of Chaffee County Family & Youth Initiatives and Chaffee County Public Health.

It aims to help communities prevent youth risk problem behaviors before they develop, including delinquent behavior and alcohol, tobacco and drug use.

The system is funded by statewide excess marijuana tax collected in its first year of legalization in the form of marijuana education and prevention programs.

Application deadline is 2/28/18
2018 Violence and Delinquency Prevention Programs - PCCD

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) is accepting applications for Violence and Delinquency Prevention Programs Funds to support a targeted group of evidence-based programs including Botvin LifeSkills Training. Because a substantial body of research exists on the causes and correlates of adolescent problem behaviors, implementing programs that are effective in preventing adolescent problem behaviors continues to be a priority within PCCD. 

To enable communities to implement such programs, PCCD is making available funds to support evidence-based prevention programs. The programs eligible for funding under this announcement include the Botvin LifeSkills Training middle school program.

PCCD will accept applications for two-year grants with total budgets not to exceed $175,000 over the two years. The maximum amount of funding that may be requested in either year is $100,000.

Eligibility for these funds is open to any private non-profit agency, public agency, or unit of local government. 

Questions about how you should respond to this funding announcement must be sent by email to RA-PCCD-OJJDP@pa.gov (Put “2018 Violence and Delinquency Prevention Programs” in the subject line). 

Application deadline is 3/12/18
Justice Assistance Grants (JAG) from PCCD

Funding across PCCD strategic objectives, including:

New Communities That Care sites

Implementations of evidence-based programs for delinquency and violence  prevention

Implementation and/or evaluation of evidence-based programs to reduce victimization. 

Small planning awards are also available to develop local strategic plans; $15k, one-year only. 

Application deadline is 3/26/18
Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Fund Accepting Applications

The John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund, a component fund of the Freeport Community Foundation, is accepting applications for youth-focused substance abuse programs.

The fund supports nonprofit organizations with substance abuse educational, prevention, and/or treatment programs focused on helping youth age 21 or younger in Freeport, Illinois. Grant amounts vary on a project-by-project basis.

To be eligible, organizations must have 501(c)(3) status, serve youth in Freeport, Illinois. and have a program or activity focused on the education, prevention, and/or treatment of substance abuse for youth (defined as 21 or younger) in Freeport.

See the Freeport Community Foundation website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.

Application deadline is 6/1/18
Rachael and Ben Vaughan Foundation

What programs are eligible? Programs that serve local residents in the areas of: education, environmental preservation, health care, human rights, poverty reduction, religious support, and substance abuse.

Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $20,000
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach
Location of project: Preferred: Texas Other eligible locations: United States
Location of residency: Preferred: Texas Other eligible locations: United States

 

Application deadline is 6/1/18
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