Grant Alert Detail
Alaska Teen Suicide Prevention Grant Program (Alaska)
Sponsor: Alaska Children’s Trust & the Alaska Community Foundation
Submitted: 10/23/2012 11:18:00 AM
The Teen Suicide Prevention program seeks applications for projects that will directly enhance community-based efforts to prevent teen suicide. Preference will be given to projects that incorporate a strategy or strategies outlined in the Alaska State Suicide Prevention Plan FY 2012-17 and that are designed to empower Alaskans to work together to promote community wellness. Examples of potential projects include but are not limited to social marketing projects that educate community members of the signs of suicide and steps they can take to prevent it, advertising resources to help youth who are feeling suicidal, and projects providing educational sessions for community members on how to care for a teen in crisis.
Multiple grants ranging from $2,000-5,000 are available to select applicants. Nonprofit organizations, schools, tribes, churches, and local government agencies and programs in the state of Alaska are eligible to apply.Deadline:
November 16, 2012
Please Note: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) does not administer this funding opportunity. Please contact the Alaska Children’s Trust & the Alaska Community Foundation for more information and to apply for this funding: http://www.alaskacf.org/GrantsScholarships/CompetitiveGrants/tabid/177/Default.aspx