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Virginia ABC seeks to partner, collaborate and build capacity with those who share in promoting our message of safety and responsibility. Through the Education and Prevention section, Virginia ABC offers Alcohol Education and Prevention Grants, as well as minigrants through BOLT and YADAPP.
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Alcohol Education and Prevention Grants

Alcohol Education and Prevention grants assist community partners in developing and enhancing initiatives related to alcohol education and prevention.

Coalitions, law enforcement, nonprofits, schools, colleges and universities, faith-based organizations and prevention-related groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must address one or more of the following priorities: underage drinking prevention, social providing or social hosting prevention and high-risk drinking prevention. Programs should be innovative with a long-lasting impact and establish and encourage partnerships between organizations.

Grant requests are limited to a maximum of $8,000. Approximately eight awardees will be selected each annual grant cycle. 

To Apply

STEP 1: Complete Online Training
For your grant application to be considered, the first step is to complete the mandatory online training.

STEP 2: Submit an Application
After you complete the mandatory Grant Application Training, you may submit the Alcohol Education and Prevention Grant Application (PDF) any time prior to the deadline of April 25 by 5 p.m.

Grant Cycle

Application due
April 25 by 5 p.m.

Award/Denial notification
May 31 via email

Grant Agreement due
June 15 by 5 p.m.

Interim Progress Report due
December 15 by 5 p.m.

Final Report due
June 15 by 5 p.m.

Contact Us

Education and Prevention
(804) 977-7440

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2016-2017 Grantees

Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia
CHILL/Piedmont Community Services
Eastern Shore Community Services Board
Friends of Prevention Coalition of Richmond
Futuro Latino at James Madison University
Hanover Cares Coalition
Henrico Too Smart 2 Start
Longwood University
Newport News Department of Human Services
Substance Abuse Free Environment, Inc.
University of Virginia's College at Wise
Washington County Prevention Coalition