Mini-grants available from Saving Lives Task Force

Published 10:31 am Sunday, August 28, 2022

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Dare County is part of North Carolina’s historic $26 billion agreement that will help bring relief to communities impacted by opioids. In Dare, these funds will be used to support treatment, recovery, harm reduction and other life-saving programs and services. A portion of the funds will be used to fund mini-grants.

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services is offering five grants for up to a maximum of $25,000 each. Proposals will need to include deliverables which align with the North Carolina Memorandum of Agreement. The application can be found at

Funds will be provided through a monthly reimbursement process. These funds are not recurring after June 30, 2023. Monies awarded must be spent by June 30, 2023. Final report of the project must be submitted by June 30, 2023. Proposals must be submitted by September 6, 2022.

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For more information, contact Roxana Ballinger, health education and outreach director with the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services and co-chair for the Saving Lives Task Force at 252-475-5619 or