Funding available for drug prevention programs

Kaua‘i County anti-drug office has funding available for drug prevention and education programs.

Called the Healing our Island Community Fund, applications for grants up to $2,500 are being accepted for activities and programs that focus on drug prevention and education, as well as strengthening relationships within the community, including: community events, renovation and beautification projects, public awareness campaigns, mentoring programs, and youth/family recreational programs.

Applications may be picked up Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the county’s anti-drug office located on the first floor of the Mo‘ikeha Building at the Lihu‘e Civic Center. The deadline for turning in applications is March 28, by 3:30 p.m.

To qualify for a Healing our Island grant, the focus of the program or activity must be drug prevention and education, the amount requested must not exceed $2,500, positive outcomes must be identified, and the application must be completely filled out and signed by two representatives of the organization that’s applying for the grant.

For more information, call Edie Ignacio at 241-6646.

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