Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Safe Water

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Homelessness

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Foster Youth

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Other

  • Catholic Education

  • Hospitality

This total represents grant payment activity during the selected fiscal year. However, approximately 90% of the money awarded in our priority program areas is part of multi-year commitments, so a grant may appear in multiple years of activity. The list below provides additional information about specific projects approved and/or paid during the fiscal year selected, including the project start date and the length of our commitment.

  1. National Association of Counties Research Foundation

    $125,000 through February 2019

    to convene experts and elected local officials to identify county level responses for improving access to substance use prevention practices as core component of addressing substance use disorders. http://www.naco.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2018
  2. George Washington University

    $25,000 through January 2019

    to convene meeting of experts on Accountable Communities for Health (ACH) and Substance Use Disorders. https://www.gwu.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: January 2018
  3. Trust for America's Health

    $350,000 through January 2020

    to conduct a set of activities to advance prevention and early intervention as part of a broader set of state and community-based efforts to engage schools, hospitals and policy makers in addressing youth substance misuse. http://www.healthyamericans.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: January 2018
  4. Public Health Institute

    $400,000 through July 2019

    to conduct research and analysis and provide technical assistance to local jurisdictions in California to develop local public health policies regarding marijuana legalization that promote evidence-based prevention approaches and minimize harm to youth. http://www.phi.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: January 2018
  5. YouthBuild USA, Inc.

    $250,000 through October 2018

    to support expansion of SBIRT as workforce development for youth. www.youthbuild.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: October 2017
  6. Doctors for America

    $50,000 through September 2018

    to conduct policy and advocacy activities to promote prevention and SBIRT recommendations included in Surgeon General report on addiction. http://www.drsforamerica.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: September 2017
  7. Seattle Children's Hospital

    $900,000 through August 2020

    to conduct additional research regarding the usability and effectiveness of a web-based screening application to implement SBIRT. www.seattlechildrens.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2017
  8. Young People in Recovery

    $500,000 through July 2019

    to engage young people in recovery to conduct advocacy and communications activities to advance understanding about the importance of SUD services, including prevention and early intervention, for youth. http://youngpeopleinrecovery.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: July 2017
  9. The Mentor Foundation USA

    $250,000 through July 2018

    to test and evaluate an approach to strengthen substance use prevention and SBIRT through peer approaches for youth and implementation of social media tracking. http://www.mentorfoundationusa.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: July 2017
  10. Partnership for a Drug Free America

    $750,000 through June 2019

    to equip parents with resources to address youth substance use. www.drugfree.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  11. Friends Research Institute Inc.

    $1,800,000 through June 2021

    to partner with National Council for Behavioral Health to incorporate a research study into its project on the effectiveness of youth Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Federally Qualified Health Centers. http://www.friendsresearch.org/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  12. Abt Associates

    $1,000,000 through June 2019

    to continue Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) activities for the Substance Use Prevention strategic initiative. http://www.abtassociates.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  13. University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundation

    $1,800,000 through June 2020

    to develop a college-based adaptation of SBIRT as part of a student wellness community. http://www.uvmfoundation.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  14. Center for Social Innovation, LLC

    $75,000 through April 2018

    to develop strategies to engage youth in design and implementation of SBIRT. http://www.center4si.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  15. National Council for Behavioral Health

    $25,000 through May 2018

    to support the Prevention/SBIRT Track at the National Cannabis Summit. http://www.thenationalcouncil.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  16. Regents of the University of California at Berkeley

    $50,000 through August 2018

    to enhance capacity to serve as a national and international resource for understanding adolescent development in ways that inform research and policy aimed at improving the health, education, and well-being of youth. http://spo.berkeley.edu/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  17. Iowa State University of Science and Technology

    $800,000 through March 2020

    to promote adolescent health and well-being in rural communities served by PROSPER-SBIRT partnerships through prevention of substance use and related problem behaviors. http://www.ppsi.iastate.edu/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2017
  18. Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

    $1,000,000 through March 2019

    to utilize the community coalition model to promote adoption of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment to prevent and reduce adolescent substance use. http://www.cadca.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2017
  19. Community Catalyst

    $2,200,000 through March 2020

    to expand and strengthen state-level advocacy campaigns to support adoption of youth Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment and reduce barriers to implementation. http://www.communitycatalyst.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2017
  20. Public Health Institute

    $240,000 through April 2018

    to conduct research and analysis and provide technical assistance to local jurisdictions in California to develop local public health policies regarding marijuana legalization that promote evidence-based prevention approaches and minimize harm to youth. www.phi.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2017