Mt Ascutney Prevention Partnership

PNG Grant

Building a Prevention Network

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center is launching a second round of Prevention Network Grant funding from August 18th – September 21st. Anticipated total funds available through Prevention Network Grant contracts and subawards: $200,000.

The purpose of these grants, eligibility, funding processes, and more, can all be found in the Request for Applications (RFA) posted on this site.

Communications related to this opportunity can be emailed to See below for important information regarding a Q&A webinar as well as important resources to help organizations put together a proposal to address substance misuse prevention across the Windsor and Orange County Vermont regions.

Supporting Documents & Opportunities

PNG Request for Application

PNG Budget Template

Needs & Disparities Statement

This needs and disparities statement may be useful for applicants when considering how their project might impact groups affected by health disparities.

Q&A webinar (August 26th)

View Q&A webinar recording
Download Q&A Text Doc

Letter of Intent –  Applicants must file a letter of intent no later than September 4th at 5:00pm. The purpose of this letter of intent is to provide the Program Managers with a preview of likely applicants. Letters of intent are required in order to be considered as an applicant but do not count towards application selection scoring.


Data Dashboard – applicants can use this link to look at population level data related to substance misuse prevention for Windsor and Orange Counties.

Policy Clearinghouse – applicants, particularly towns and schools,  can use this link to access model substance misuse prevention policies to guide project development thinking.

For more information regarding substance misuse prevention strategies, please use the following resources prior to preparing a grant application.

Videos that describe the work of primary prevention:

About risk and protective factors: NIDA, Youth Substance Use Prevention Infographic

About the VT Prevention Model (strategy approaches in relation to the number of persons impacted): VT Prevention Model

The excerpt from Vermont’s State Health Improvement - Plan 2019-2023 on the following page helps illustrate the connection between health disparities, the social determinants of health, and risks for substance use. The complete SHIP can be accessed here.

For prevention strategy ideas that are evidence-based, effective, or found to be promising practices please use the following websites (provided as guidance, not required):