Write a 5-6 page grant paper for the indicated population: Substance Abuse Prevention of Children of the population of clients at Roxy Behavioral Health, in Fayetteville, NC. The target population is: Children; the Domain: Community Based Hospital; and the Prevention Education Curriculum is based on the NREPP Website. Make up a budget needed for this grant ex: how much it would cost for staff, advertising, supplies, training etc…. Please look at SECTION BELOW AND FOLLOWING THE ELEMETNS FOR COMPLETING THIS ASSIGNMENT.
For the purposes of this assignment, assume you are part of a Team (school or neighborhood group, community coalition, or an organizational collaboration in a school, hospital, or agency) within a selected geographic area. Find actual prevalence/social indicator data for that geographic area and/or setting. Use the data to determine risk and protective factors and set priorities for a prevention plan that address a specific issue; for example underage binge drinking, prescription drug abuse, a behavioral addiction, or social skill building/resilience in children of clients. You would then: (1) select a research based/best practice addressing either universal or selective prevention as per the chosen domain and population from the NREPP website, (2) write a timeline for how you would implement the prevention program, and (3) indicate how the prevention program will be evaluated as per its long and short term goals. You must name your Team (Team Name: Making Visions Come True) and chose team mates/collaborators. Feel free to interview actual community coalition members and local professionals for insight into developing collaborations and successful grant writing strategies. APA format…
1b. Role of person completing this application: (pick one)
___ the coalition coordinator/director
___ a Professional Fund-Raiser/Grant Writer
___ the Agency Director
___ a Volunteer
___ a school professional/neighborhood member
___ a Coalition/Team Board Member
___ Other (specify): ____________________________________
1c. Title of Coalition/Team:___________________________________________
1d. Identify Team/Coalition membership from the list below; check all that apply. While you are not required to have all of these stakeholders represented on your team, this list does suggest important sectors to involve.
___ Parents ___ Law Enforcement
___ Faith community ___ Local policy makers/city council
___ Youth ___ Schools (pre K-college)
___ Social Services ___ Prevention programs
___ Substance abuse agencies ___ Advocacy organizations
___ Public health ___ Youth services
___ Recreation, parks, leisure ___ Healthcare providers
___ Business community ___ Medicine
___ Political leaders’ ___ Transportation
___ Public Library
1e. Describe the geographic area to be served by this grant:
What is the primary geographic area the Team/Coalition serves and this grant targets? Attach map if possible.
Name of city(ies)/town(s)/county(ies)/state:__________________________________________
Other (school, hospital): _________________________________________________________
1f. Describe the risk and protective factors to be addressed by this grant:
What are the social, educational, cultural, occupational, financial, and faith based assets/protective factors for this geographic area? You might also consider resources, major employers, service providers, recreational outlets, trained personnel, laws/policies, etc. What are the substance/addiction prevalence rates for this geographic area? You should use social indicator data, crime reports, archival data, school surveys, national surveys, etc. Describe risk factors (prevalence of ATOD availability, crime, gangs, health disparities, school dropout rates, unemployment, etc.)? Attach relevant maps, photos, documents, etc.
1g. What is the Team’s/Coalitions priority/primary focus?
———Substance Abuse Prevention/health & wellness promotion—
1h. What is the mission statement of your team/coalition?
Section II. Program Narrative
Describe the grant in 5-6 pages. Use the seven steps of the prevention program planning (listed below and described in Hogan, Gabrielsen, Luna, & Grothaus, 2003, Chapter 3). Write in APA format, use peer reviewed references, and cross reference/link to sections of the grant. Limit the use of acronyms; if used they must be spelled out when first referenced. Any charts, maps, and tables may be included as “Program Attachments” in Section V, with the appropriate references to the section/page in your narrative.
The seven steps include:
1) Assess the readiness of the community and mobilize the community to take action.
2) Assess the levels of risk factors and protective factors in the community as per prevalence and social indicator data. Expand upon question 1f.
3) Translate the risk and protective factor data into priorities. Expand upon question 1g.
4) Examine the resources in the community that are reducing the priority risk factors and increasing protective factors.
5) Select a target domain (individual, peer, family, school, community, or work) and population (universal or selective not indicated populations).
6) Apply “best practices” and “guiding principles” from the NREPP website. Write a timeline for implementing the grant and these seven steps. Indicate how funding will be allocated; undergrads can answer this briefly and grads can refer to Section III.
7) Evaluate the prevention program or strategy implemented. Use an evaluation recommended by the chosen NREPP prevention strategy plus any other that might be relevant such as pre/post purveys, longitudinal assessments, or process data collection.
Section III. Budget Worksheet and Narrative (For graduate students only)
Imagine you have unlimited financial parameters for this ideal prevention program. Create a partnership with an existing 501C (3) organization to serve as your fiduciary agent if needed and briefly describe how you will use the below requested funds (link to Section II).
Institution under whose 501C (3) tax-exempt status the Team/Coalition if needed: ________________________________________________
Salary for grant coordinator &/or program facilitator _____________________
Professional Services (ex. data collecting/analysis, lobbyist….) _____________
Office & Computer Supplies/Software __________________
Total Operational Expenses_____________
Grant Program Expenses:
Team/Coalition hosted training __________________________
Training/Conference Travel Expenses _____________________
Total Program Expenses________________
Total Funds Requested _______________________
Section IV. Letters of Support
Please provide a list of those agencies and/or individuals who will provide a letter of support; you don’t need to actually request letters for this assignment. Indicate what type of support is expected; for example the individual or agency might help with: data collection, one of the seven program planning steps (as per Section II), in-kind donations (for example free meeting room, discounts on printing), access to the chosen population, leadership, or budget expertise.
Name of Agency &/or Individual Area of Support
Section V. Program Attachments & References