The Georgia Opioid Affected Youth Initiative competitive grant allows for government and non-government entities to apply for up to $100,000 to support the implementation of the Georgia Opioid Affected Youth Strategic Plan. The purpose of this opportunity is to develop local data-driven coordinated responses to identify and address challenges resulting from opioid abuse that impact youth.
The following categories have been established as a result of the Georgia OAYI Strategic Plan. Please select the category in which you would like to apply:
- Category 1 - Increase local reporting to the overdose map maintained by the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA)
- Category 2 - Support for additional data elements in the Opioid Overdose Surveillance Reports and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
- Category 3 - Track the availability and use/administration of naloxone in K-12 schools
- Category 4 - Increase the number of naloxone kits in K-12 schools
- Category 5 – Provide training for school personnel to respond to an opioid-involved overdose
- Category 6 – Connect, create or expand direct treatment and recovery support services for youth involved with the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)
- Category 7 - Support for a statewide data dashboard to monitor opioid misuse indicators among youth.
Applicants can apply for multiple categories. However, each category must have a separate application.
Applicants are limited to public government entities, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit organizations. An eligible applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Be a non-profit organization or a public government entity
- Serve as the fiscal agent for the grant and the point of contact to CJCC, and
- Be responsible, liable, and oversee financial, program, and post-award reporting requirements.
For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, please contact Samantha Wolf at Sam@SamWolfStrategies.com