Funding available for programs aimed to prevent child abuse and neglect

September 19, 2021 | 12:07 am

Updated September 18, 2021 | 9:26 pm

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A total of $4,000 in mini-grants to enhance and promote programs aimed at preventing and building awareness of child abuse and neglect is being offered by the Green River Area Development District Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) Regional Network.

Organizations within Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, and Webster counties are eligible to apply.

Projects must encompass one of the following goals:

  • Focus directly on child abuse/neglect prevention
  • Educate the public and/or families about child abuse/neglect
  • Focus on developing positive relationships between children and parents

Eligible grant expenditures include educational materials, training events, and parenting classes. Funds cannot be used for capital equipment, building improvements, personnel costs, transportation, or projects exclusive to foster care or juvenile justice.

The application deadline is 3 p.m. on Oct. 1.

CCC Regional Network is a coalition of area agencies who seek to identify risk factors for child abuse/neglect and to combat these factors through community education and support.

Mini-grant applications may be obtained or by contacting CCC Program Coordinator, Kristy James at 270-926-4433.

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September 19, 2021 | 12:07 am

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