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Local Grant Funds Available

Local Grant Funds Available

Fallon, Nev., — Churchill Community Coalition is rolling out $92, 344 in grant funds available to local agencies to implement substance abuse prevention activities. These funds are received through the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Agency (SAPTA), a Nevada state agency that exists to administer the federal block grant funds given toe ach state to fight alcohol and drug abuse.

Churchill Community Coalition is requesting applications for the implementation of evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs, practices, and strategies in Churchill County.

This funding can only be used for primary prevention services. Primary prevention promotes the non-use of drugs and aims to prevent or delay the first use of drugs and the transition to more serious use of drugs among occasional users. Most drug use begins during adolescence and early adulthood when young people are developing cognitively and socially. For that reason, primary prevention is mainly directed at those life stages and those before them.

The funding period is July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 and funding will be provided for a one-year period with the opportunity for continuation in years two through four.

The funds available for activities is appromately $92,344, depending on State Funding, and the programs must be provided in Churchill County.  There is a Mandatory Bidder’s Conference on March 15, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Churchill Community Coalition office, 90 N. Maine Street, Fallon.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019.

All applicants must be a private not-for-profit organization, 501(c)(3) organization, or local government entity. The use of a fiscal agent is allowed, however, applicants must apply for individual non-profit status within six months of award. A copy of the organization’s Internal Revenue Service letter documenting the 501(c)(3) status will be required prior to allocation of funds.