The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), in partnership with the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Education (PDE), announced the availability of $1 million in federal State Opioid Response (SOR) funding designed to increase availability of universal prevention programs addressing substance use initiation among youth, especially in areas of the Commonwealth hardest hit by the opioid epidemic. Funding will support collaborative planning, capacity building, and implementation of new school-based prevention programs focused on youth in grades 6 through 12.
Applications are due in PCCD’s Egrants System by Tuesday, August 3, 2021. For full application requirements, applicants are encouraged to read and print the Evidence-Based Programs Support for Substance Misuse Prevention narrative funding announcement and use it as a guide to complete their applications in the Egrants System. Questions must be sent via email to: RA-PCCD-OJJDP@pa.gov with “SOR EBP” in the subject line. PCCD Staff will post responses to questions, as they are received, on PCCD’s website.