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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DrugFreeLex relies on partnerships within the community to function. We are always interested in working with individuals and organizations to reach the common goal of reducing the impact of substance use in Lexington/Fayette County. Continue reading “DrugFreeLex Membership”
Due to concerns about weather and road conditions this evening, we have decided to cancel the workshop at the Health Department scheduled for this evening. Please Contact Us with questions about the Mini-Grant in general or your specific proposal! We apologize for any inconvenience.
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!