Center for Community Engagement
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.
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, OCPS
Chief Program Officer
513-751-8000 ext. 13