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Funding Available for Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention

Funding Available for Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2016

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NEWS RELEASE

The GRADD Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) Regional Network is currently offering a total of $4,000 in mini-grants to enhance and promote programs aimed at preventing and building awareness of child abuse and neglect.

Organizations within Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, and Webster Counties are eligible to apply.

Projects must encompass one of the following goals:

1) focus directly on child abuse/neglect prevention;

2) educate the public and/or families about child
abuse/neglect; or

3) focus on developing positive relationships
between children and parents; and

4) they must be able to be completed by May 1, 2017.

Eligible grant expenditures include: educational materials, training events, and parenting classes. Funds cannot be used for capital equipment, building improvements, personnel costs, transportation, or projects exclusive to foster care or juvenile justice.

The application deadline is November 23, 2016.

CCC Regional Network is a coalition of area agencies who seek to identify risk factors for child abuse/neglect and to combat these factors through community education and support.

Mini-grant applications may be obtained online at www.GRADD.com or by contacting CCC Program Coordinator Kristy Clark at 270-926-4433.

**This project is funded in whole or in part from federal, Kentucky Cabinet for Health, or other state funds.**

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