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.
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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
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…