WASHBURN COUNTY — On behalf of the Washburn County Board of Supervisors, the Community Alliance for Prevention (CAP) of Washburn County is now accepting applications for 2023 Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse/Use (AODA) Prevention mini-grants. Community groups/organizations that are looking to promote family strength and stability for the development of healthy communities in Washburn County are encouraged to apply for this funding.

Since 1987, the Washburn County Board of Supervisors has been allocating funds for healthy substance free opportunities/activities. In 2023, $7,500 was allocated to the Washburn County Community Alliance for Prevention (CAP) to continue this work. Projects funded in the past have included youth events, summer programming, staff trainings, and community presentations. Other examples of projects eligible are drug and alcohol free activities or events including but not limited to: activities for adults and youth, educational materials, personnel training for AODA prevention, printed materials including posters, t-shirts, bracelets, etc.

Each project is required to convey a message of substance abuse prevention. To be considered for funding, please complete the online application with a maximum of request of $1,000 per organization. Completed proposal applications must be received electronically by March 15, 2023. Applicant presentation/interviews will be held March 22, and award notices will be released by April 5, 2023. Selected recipients may receive partial to full funding.

This is a great opportunity to be creative in prevention efforts to protect our youth, strengthen our community, and promote the health of our communities in Washburn County. The online application can be found at the CAP Facebook page: WashCoPrevention. For further information, please contact the Community Alliance for Prevention at washburncounty.cap@gmail.com; Julie Bever or Kayla Woody, 715.645.4747.

About Community Alliance for Prevention:

The Community Alliance for Prevention was established in 2018 to address substance use and prevention efforts across Washburn County. CAP follows the ideal that local issues need local solutions. CAP also strives to build healthy resilient communities and youth.

Last Update: Feb 06, 2023 9:36 am CST

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