Community Catalyst

The Power of Prevention: Addressing Youth Addiction

“This grant serves as a partial match for a grant awarded by The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to promote SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment) expansion in Massachusetts.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $72,000 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017

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Building Capacity to Adopt New Curriculum

The Research Institute for Learning and Development (ResearchILD) was granted $205,000 in 2016 to build a robust, school-wide approach to implementing an Executive Function (EF) curriculum in Saugus, Massachusetts at the Belmonte Middle School. ResearchILD is a nonprofit located just outside of Essex County in Lexington, that designs, implements, and evaluates programs that strengthen EF … Continued