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Park and Recreation Mentorship Grants for Rural Youth Impacted by Opioids

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.

National Recreation and Park Association
May 28, 2021

Cassie Pais


The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is offering grants for local parks and recreation agencies to use evidence-based mentoring programs designed to address, prevent, and reduce opioid misuse among rural youth in Appalachia and New England.


Eligible applicants are local parks and recreation agencies in rural areas of Appalachia and New England.

Contact Cassie Pais with questions about eligibility.

Geographic coverage
Rural areas of Appalachia and New England
Amount of funding

Award amount: $62,500
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 10

Application process

A link to the online application portal is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Appalachia · Children and youth · Human services · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse · Alabama · Connecticut · Georgia · Kentucky · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Mississippi · New Hampshire · New York · North Carolina · Ohio · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · Tennessee · Vermont · Virginia · West Virginia

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