The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s (PCCD) Office of Criminal Justice System Improvements announces the availability of up to $880,000 in Substance Abuse Education Demand Reduction Category One funds. Funding is available to nonprofit organizations to provide research-based approaches to prevention, intervention, training, treatment and education services to reduce substance abuse or to provide resources to assist families in accessing these services.
Under this solicitation, state funds are being made available to support implementation strategies aimed at combating opioid/heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania communities. Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations/agencies within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Nonprofit organizations/agencies may jointly apply for grant monies with a local government unit, but shall not be required to do so.

Direct awards cannot be made to government entities. Applications must be submitted in PCCD’s Egrants System no later than 11:59 P.M. on December 23, 2016.


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