I am pleased to announce the availability of the Region 3 Substance Abuse Prevention Community Partnership Mini-Grants. Total grant allocations of $12,000 will be awarded to successful applicants within the 22 county area of Region 3. Mini-grant awards last year ranged from $500 to $1,500. Enclosed you will find guidance and instructions for completion and submission of your mini-grant application. The purpose of the mini-grants is to build community capacity, through partnerships and collaborations, to support and sustain substance abuse prevention efforts throughout Central Nebraska. Post prom/Post graduation activities are not eligible for mini-grant awards. It is MANDATORY that all applicants phone or e-mail Tiffany Gressley or Jenny Brown at the Region 3 Behavioral Health Services to discuss the intent of your grant project during the application process. Mini-grants are intended to have the potential for replication and/or dissemination within Region 3. Counties served by Region 3 include; Adams, Blaine, Buffalo, Clay, Custer, Franklin, Furnas, Garfield, Greeley, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Howard, Kearney, Loup, Merrick, Nuckolls, Phelps, Sherman, Valley, Webster and Wheeler.
The application must be submitted electronically on or before 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 23, 2016. A hardcopy of the application will be mailed upon request. Technical assistance for completing the application may be obtained by contacting me at (308) 237-5113, ext. 237 or (800) 321-4981, ext. 237.
Application must be submitted electronically to:
Jenny Brown, Prevention Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 Region 3 Substance Abuse Prevention Mini-Grant Timelines
Nov. 23, 2016: Applications due electronically to Region 3 BHS office
Dec. 14/15, 2016: Grants reviewed by review committees
Jan. 6, 2017: Grant award notification/grant allocations distributed
July 14, 2017: Mid-year grant report due
Jan. 14, 2018: Final grant report due
Awards will be made for a budget period from Jan. 2017 to Dec. 2017
Hard copy of the application mailed upon request.
Prevention System Coordinator
Region 3 Behavioral Health Services
4009 6th Avenue, Suite 65
PO Box 2555
Kearney, NE 68848
(308) 237-5113 Ext. 237