Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2017

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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. The Addiction Medicine Foundation

    $1,000,000 through December 2018

    to continue efforts to increase the number of physicians trained in prevention and early intervention and addiction medicine. http://www.addictionmedicinefoundation.org/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2016
  9. School-Based Health Alliance

    $1,000,000 through December 2018

    to support a second phase of work to implement youth SBIRT in school-based health clinics. http://www.sbh4all.org/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2016
  10. California Community Foundation

    $300,000 through March 2018

    to support a partnership with Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the LA Trust for Children's Health to implement SBIRT at four school-based wellness centers in Los Angeles County. http://www.calfund.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2016
  11. National Council for Behavioral Health

    $2,000,000 through March 2020

    to implement Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for youth in federally qualified health centers. http://www.thenationalcouncil.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2016
  12. Facing Addiction Inc

    $600,000 through March 2018

    to support the development of communications, advocacy, and grassroots organizing strategies and provide general operating support to advance public health responses to addiction. https://www.facingaddiction.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2016
  13. Project HOPE the People to People Health Foundation, Inc.

    $25,000 through February 2017

    for Health Affairs to conduct a Washington, DC briefing to highlight research on behavioral health and health policy, and systems improvement. http://www.projecthope.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2016
  14. The Mentor Foundation USA

    $125,000 through December 2016

    to test and evaluate an approach to strengthen substance use prevention and SBIRT through development of health literacy and peer approaches for youth. http://www.mentorfoundationusa.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: December 2015
  15. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    $1,500,000 through December 2018

    to implement Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) as part of a comprehensive regional substance use disorder prevention and sexual risk behavior reduction program in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2015
  16. Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

    $900,000 through December 2018

    to partner with Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) to support Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) adoption by health plans that serve low-income and vulnerable youth. http://www.chcs.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2015
  17. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals

    $1,200,000 through January 2019

    to support Kaiser Permanente's Division of Research's study on targeting Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) to vulnerable youth. www.dor.kaiser.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2015
  18. Regents of the University of California Los Angeles

    $1,000,000 through September 2018

    to support the Integrated Substance Abuse Programs to provide technical assistance and training to grantees and other stakeholders on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) emerging research and best practices. http://www.research.ucla.edu/ocga

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2015
  19. California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation

    $750,000 through August 2018

    to create a multidisciplinary approach to train healthcare practitioners to identify and address adolescent substance use. http://www.cafpfoundation.org/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2015
  20. National Academy of Sciences

    $400,000 through December 2017

    to support the activities of the Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health and strengthen its focus on substance use disorder prevention. Funding would also support a study on the links between health care and homelessness. www.nas.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2015