SPF SIG program funds

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Contact: Sara Payne Scarbro, 304-558-3830 or Laura Sarver, 304-766-6301 ext. 36

Charleston, W.Va. - Governor Joe Manchin today awarded $1,800,771.00 in prevention grants - Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grants (SPF SIG) - for 18 projects statewide.

"These funds will provide essential support to our communities, Gov. Joe Manchin said. "Through these grants, the local, regional and state levels will better coordinate and improve their alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention programs. As a result, children and their communities will be healthier and more vibrant."

SPF SIG program funds are awarded from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The Programmatic Administrative Agent for these funds is the West Virginia Prevention Resource Center. The Fiscal Administrative Agent for these funds is the West Virginia Division of Criminal Justice Services.

Projects awarded funding include:
Barbour County Family Resource Network $111,137

Contact: Linda Watson, (304) 457-2691

United Way of the River Cities, Inc. $78,846
Contact: Anne McGee, (304) 523-8929, extension 17

Calhoun County Board of Education $48,080
Contact: Shari Johnson, (304) 354-6698

Task Force on Domestic Violence, "Hope, Inc." $65,190
Contact: Terry Hutson, (304) 873-1245

Fayette County Commission $74,586
Contact: Amber Marstiller, (304) 574-3868


Kanawha Institute for Social Research & Action $186,370
Contact: Eric Tissenbaum, (304) 437-3356
Step By Step, Inc.$95,522

Contact: Michael Tierney, (304) 414-4452

Logan County Board of Education $120,292
Contact: Stephanie Birchfield, (304) 664-2633

Marshall County Family Resource Network $119,292
Contact: Latrisha Whitelatch, (304) 845-3300

Community Connections, Inc. $89,331
Contact: Jennifer Orren, (304) 324-0456

STOP $147,574
Contact: Amy Turner, (304) 664-3986

Morgan County Commission $154,626
Contact: Jacqueline Fischer, (304) 258-5540

Youth Services Systems $122,451
Contact: Kristen Kroflich, (304) 233-2045, extension 319

Snowshoe Foundation $84,398
Contact: Virginia Ramos, (304) 799-3900

Women's Resource Center $69,980
Contact: Carrilyn Carey, (304) 253-9361

Randolph County Family Resource Network $135,448
Contact: Rebecca Vance, (304) 636-4454

Wood County Commission $82,648
Contact: Larry Johnson, (304) 424-1711

Marshall University Research Corporation $15,000
Contact: Wayne Coombs, (304) 766-6301, extension 24