Wednesday, February 27, 2013

PRC Seeks to Sponsor Neighborhood Activities for Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month - Neighborhood Sponsorships The Children's Aid Society - NYC Prevention Resource Center is seeking to partner with local communities interested in hosting neighborhood outreach activities related to Alcohol Awareness Month.

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their families, and their communities.

The PRC will provide $1,000 to sponsor five (5) activities that will increase community awareness of the local risk factors associated with alcohol and underage drinking. Activities must be conducted in the month of April 2013.

Activities should focus on the issue of prevention of underage drinking or alcoholism. You must address issues related to the consumption, consequence, and/or retail access of alcohol. You must target local youth and/or adults within your community.

Recipients must partner with at least one additional local stakeholder in the planning and delivery of this event. These may include:

Youth Serving Organizations; Law Enforcement; Schools and Universities; Civic and Volunteer Organizations; Hospitals and Health Clinics; Local Businesses; or Faith based Institutions.

Who is Eligible to Receive Sponsorship?

Organizations currently recognized as OASAS funded prevention, treatment, or recovery providers are eligible to partner with the Prevention Resource Center.
501c3 organizations serving as the fiscal agent for a local Community Group. All groups must have an active relationship with the NYC Prevention Resource Center.

Important Dates

Application Released
February 27, 2013
Information Call  1-866-244-8528; Pass: 620952
March 6, 2013 from 2:30pm - 3:00pm Eastern Time
Application Deadline
Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 5:00pm Eastern Time
Award Notification
no later than Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Awareness Activities
April 1 through April 30th, 2013
Activity Summary Deadline
May 15th, 2013

Please submit all completed applications including budgets by Friday, March 15, 2013 at 5:00pm.

 Applications may be sent by:
Word Document or PDF file to:  Scott McLeod
Fax: 212-529-6762 (Attn: Scott McLeod)


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