CDPHE Colorado Coroner Mini-Grant Opportunity
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Opioid Overdose Prevention Program invites Colorado coroners' offices to apply for mini-grants offered to support coroners as they deal with the opioid crisis in Colorado. CDPHE commits to award 15 awards of up to $5,000 each. Any unfunded applications will be kept until August 31, 2019, and may be awarded if further funding becomes available. Apply now.
2019 School Professional Grant
Applications are now available for the 2019-20 School Professional Grant (SPG) that exists to help K-12 schools:
Increase the presence of school professionals in K-12 schools to provide substance abuse and behavioral health care to students who are enrolled in K-12 schools and have substance abuse or other behavioral health needs;
Provide training and resources for the newly hired school professionals, other behavioral health school team members, and school staff on the implementation of evidence-based programming on substance abuse prevention education and behavioral health education for all students who are enrolled in K-12 schools; and
Allow school professionals to provide care coordination and connect K-12 students with services that are provided by community-based organizations for treatment and counseling for students who are at risk for substance abuse.
Applications are due Thursday, March 21.
2019 Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Grant
Applications are now available for the 2019-20 Comprehensive Health Grant that exists to help K-12 schools:
The intent is to foster healthy behaviors by increasing students’ health knowledge and skills to establish and maintain their physical, emotional, social, mental, and sexual health and wellness in addition to the modification of risky behaviors. This will be a three-year continuing grant with approximately $300,000 available each year for distribution annually. Individual awards for eligible applicants will be granted for up to $30,000.
Applications are due on Thursday, March 7.
The Community Level Approaches to Impaired Driving Prevention RFA can be found here.
The purpose of this CDOT funding, with technical assistance support from CDPHE, is to partner with local agencies to increase safety by addressing the root causes of alcohol-impaired driving, through the implementation of population-level primary prevention strategies that reduce excessive alcohol use. By setting population-level goals to address excessive alcohol consumption, coalitions can drive efforts that reduce alcohol-impaired driving crashes and fatalities as well as other alcohol-related consequences, such as violence, cancer, and poor mental health outcomes.
Strategies to address Risk/Protective Factors such as:
- Availability of Substances
- Community Laws & Norms Favorable Toward Substance Use
- Favorable Youth Attitudes toward Substance Use
- Favorable Parental Attitudes and Involvement in Substance Use
- Early Initiation of Substance Use
- Family History of Substance Abuse
- Building Community Support for Ordinances, Regulations, Requirements for Establishments Selling Liquor, Marijuana, or Promoting Prescription Drug Use
- Build Public Support for Conventional Enforcement of Existing Laws
Applications are due by March 25, 2019.