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Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation Announces Prevention Matters Implementation Grants

Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation Announces Prevention Matters Implementation Grants

The 24 grants awarded through the Foundation’s Prevention Matters initiative will help schools reach an anticipated 71,112 children and teenagers – about 44 percent of all Marion County students – with proven prevention programs by the 2020-2021 school year. The grant announcement was covered by: WRTV 6:  MSD Wayne Township receives $1.2M to address substance abuse (8.7.18) Chalkbeat:  These Indianapolis Schools are Getting $7.5 Million to Fight Drug Abuse (8.7.18) Inside INdian…
RICHARD M. FAIRBANKS FOUNDATION COMMITS MORE THAN $10.2 MILLION TO SUPPORT DRUG PREVENTION EDUCATION

RICHARD M. FAIRBANKS FOUNDATION COMMITS MORE THAN $10.2 MILLION TO SUPPORT DRUG PREVENTION EDUCATION

Prevention Matters grants projected to serve more than 71,000 Marion County students across 151 schools INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 7, 2018) — As the school year begins, the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation has approved more than $10.2 million to help students across 151 Marion County K-12 schools avoid substance use and improve social and emotional well-being. The 24 grants awarded through the Foundation’s Prevention Matters initiative will help schools reach an anticipated 71,112 children and tee…
Fairbanks Foundation Grant to Support Opioid-Dependent Mothers, Newborns

Fairbanks Foundation Grant to Support Opioid-Dependent Mothers, Newborns

The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation awarded Indiana University School of Medicine $844,065 to support CARE Plus, which will leverage the window after opioid-dependent mothers give birth – a time of high motivation – to encourage them to start the recovery process. The goal is to help more opioid-dependent mothers get access to treatment, and to improve long-term health outcomes for those mothers and their infants. The Foundation and the IU School of Medicine received the following coverag…
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