Center for Community Engagement

FY 2024 Request for Applications

The application process is closed. FY 2024 Mini Grants have been awarded.

FY24 Grant Application - pdf
FY24 Grant Application - Word Document

Hamilton County Mini Grants

Hamilton County Family Services & Treatment
Prevention Program Grant Application

PreventionFIRST! receives funding from the Hamilton County Family Services and Treatment Levy to support local coalition development in Hamilton County. This grant is intended to improve the capacity of a current coalition or group looking to implement prevention. Substance use/misuse prevention is defined as preventing the onset of alcohol and other drug (AoD) use, misuse and substance use disorders. 

Funding Goals

Goal 1: To increase community collaboration

Establish and strengthen collaboration among community sectors and county entities to support the efforts of community coalitions to prevent and reduce substance use/misuse among youth.*

*youth is defined as individuals 25 and younger because of our partnerships with local colleges/universities

Goal 2: To reduce youth substance use/misuse

Reduce substance use/misuse among youth and, over time, among adults by addressing the factors in the community that increase the risk of substance use/misuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance use/misuse.*

*substances include, but are not limited to, narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabis/marijuana, inhalants, alcohol, and tobacco including e-cigarettes/vaping, where their use is prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

For More Information:
Amanda Conn Starner, MS, CHES, OCPC
Chief Program Officer
513-751-8000 ext. 13