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 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., Thursday, December 7, 2017.  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:  Tiffany Gressley at [email protected]

Application Download:  Prevention Mini-Grant Application 2018

Application Budget Form:  2018 Application Budget Forms

2018 Region 3 Substance Abuse Prevention Mini-Grant Timelines

Nov. 6, 2017:        Applications available on-lilne at www.region3.net

Dec. 7, 2017:        Applications due electronically to Region 3 BHS office

Dec. 14, 2017:      Grants reviewed by review committees

Jan. 10, 2018:       Grant award notification sent out

Jan. 15, 2019:         Final grant report due

Awards will be made for a budget period from Jan. 2018 to Dec. 2018   

Hard copy of the application mailed upon request.

Questions? Contact

Tiffany Gressley
Prevention System Coordinator
Region 3 Behavioral Health Services
4009 6th Avenue, Suite 65
PO Box 2555
Kearney, NE 68848

[email protected] 

(308) 237-5113 Ext. 237



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