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Overdose Data to Action Community Prevention Grants Funding Opportunity

Tuesday, January 14, 2020  
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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Overdose Data to Action Program has posted a Request for Application (RFA) for Community Prevention Grants. Eligible applicants include:  local health departments, tribal health clinics, cities, counties, and community-based non-profit organizations.

The Overdose Data to Action Community Prevention Grants Program is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Strengthening and enhancing the capacity of communities is the goal of this funding opportunity. Emphasis will be placed on promoting strategies and activities that build local capacity to prevent morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses. These include strategies that prevent opioid overuse, misuse, use disorder, overdose, and opioid-related harms.

Letters of intent are requested by February 3, 2020.

The application deadline is March 3, 2020.

Anticipated contract start date is May 1, 2020.

Please distribute this announcement widely through your networks.

Virtual Information Sessions

Virtual information sessions regarding submitting a successful application are scheduled for:

January 23, 2020 at 2 p.m.

January 30, 2020 at 10 a.m.

You may send questions to be answered during the sessions to Betsy Swenson.  A frequently asked questions document will be made available following the virtual sessions.

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