Applicants must address at least one of the following areas:
-- Prevention/Education -- programs aimed at preventing alcohol abuse and other drug use in groups of people who are not currently using alcohol and/or other drugs,
-- Intervention/Treatment -- programs focusing on methods of intervention and/or treatment in groups of people using or abusing alcohol and/or other drugs or at a significant known risk to use, and
-- Law Enforcemtn/Justice -- programs addressing methods to increase efforts in law enforcement and/or criminal justice aimed at reducing alcohol and other drugs.
The grant cycle is for a nine-month period, beginning April 1, 2007 and ending Dec. 31, 2007. Grant requests of up to $1,500 will be considered.
Applications may be obtained by calling Dawn Wordsworth-Wade, P.I.E. Coalition Coordinator, at 765-795-5405.
The application and an additional copy including a detailed budget by Feb. 28, 2007. Grant announcements will be made in March.
Grantees will be required to make a brief presentation about their grant at the annual P.I.E. meeting along with an update on the grant's progress. A final report is required no later than Jan. 31, 2008.
The annual P.I.E. meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in the main dining room at Autumn Glenn. The coalition will hear from its 2006 grant recipient's and from the six winners of its fourth- and fifth-grade drug-free essay contest.
For more information on the grant applications, call Wordsworth-Wade at 765-795-5405.