Park and Recreation Mentoring for Youth Impacted by Substance Misuse
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National Recreation and Park Association
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
provides grants that offer funding, training, and peer
networking to help local parks and recreation agencies
develop and implement evidence-based mentoring programs
designed to support youth living in communities with high
rates of substance misuse who have experienced substance
misuse directly in the home or personally.
Mentoring programs should prioritize mentoring services
for youth who have historically faced barriers to youth
development opportunities including Black, American
Indian/Alaska Native; Hispanic/Latino; Asian American;
LGBTQ+ youth; and youth living in low-income and rural
Eligible applicants are local parks and recreation
agencies in 24 U.S. states.
Contact Cassie Pais
with questions about eligibility.
Available in 24 U.S. states
Amount of funding
Award amount: $70,000
Project period: 2.5 years
Estimated number of awards: 20
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Children and youth · Hispanic or Latino · Human services · Illicit drug use · LGBTQ+ · Poverty · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse · Alabama · Arizona · Colorado · Connecticut · Georgia · Indiana · Kentucky · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Mississippi · New Hampshire · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · Ohio · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · Tennessee · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · West Virginia
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