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Wisconsin Overdose Data to Action Community Prevention Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 3, 2020
Application: Mar 3, 2020
Contact

Betsy Swenson
608.267.2173
BetsyM.Swenson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Purpose

Wisconsin Overdose Data to Action Community Prevention Grants provide multi-year funding to strengthen and enhance the capacity of communities to prevent morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses, including the implementation of strategies that prevent opioid overuse, misuse, use disorder, overdose, and opioid-related harms.

Proposed multi-sector, community-based projects must address at least one of the following focus areas:

  • Support the ability to collect, analyze, and apply data
  • Enhance linkages to care
  • Build partnerships with public safety and first responders
  • Empower individuals to make safer choices
  • Support innovative prevention approaches

Activities and expected outcomes for each focus area are listed in the application instructions.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants include

  • Local public health departments
  • Tribal health clinics
  • Cities
  • Counties
  • Coalitions
  • Non-governmental organizations with 501(c)(3)
Geographic coverage
Wisconsin
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $85,000 per year
Award floor: $55,000 per year
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 10-15

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to Betsy Swenson by February 3, 2020.

Email the completed application to Betsy Swenson by March 3, 2020.

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Emergency department and urgent care services · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Networking and collaboration · Prescription drug abuse · Public health · Statistics and data · Substance abuse · Wisconsin



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