Teens Matter Summit

Teens Matter Summit was held on Wednesday June 27th. Middle and High school teens participated in a “Stop the Violence” Night with Police Activity League. A mini grant from the Drug Free Lex was awarded to cover the cost of the night event.

Thanks to Jill Chenault Wilson for the fantastic summary of the event below:

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Community Mini-Grant Applications

The health of our community depends on the strength of the bonds in our community. DrugFreeLex is willing to support community efforts to reduce the impact of substance use in the Lexington area through our Community Mini-Grant Program. DFL will award between $250 and $2000 for projects in 4 target categories – Harm Reduction, Prevention/Education, Enforcement, and Treatment.

Applications will be accepted between January 15 and March 1, 2018. To help community partners who may not have grant writing experience, DFL will also be offering walk-in Grant Writing Workshops to assist with applications:

February 1, 2018:
Lexington-Fayette Health Department Rice C. Leach Community Room: 5-7:30pm

February 14, 2018:
Lexington Public Library Northside Branch (Russell Cave Rd): 1-3:30pm

To apply, download and complete the application below.  If you have questions or concerns about the application, email Emily Edmiston, DFL Coordinator.

FY2018 DFL Grant Application

Awards will be announced by March 15, 2018.  We look forward to reading your proposals!