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PGDF Calls for Proposals for Mission Grant Deadline, October 1st

August 1, 2017 Grants
PGDF Calls for Proposals for Mission Grant Deadline, October 1st

The Peter G. Dodge Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Mission Grant program. Mission Grants fund work that aligns with our primary mission: helping people lead lives free from the effects of alcohol addiction. By increasing treatment options, elevating awareness, and facilitating access, we work to create a new paradigm for what treatment and recovery can be. First-time applicants may submit proposals for grants of $5,000 to $10,000 during our annual open-application grant cycle. The deadline for proposals is ...

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Grantee Profile: Miriam’s Kitchen
August 24, 2017

Grantee Profile: Miriam’s Kitchen

Miriam’s Kitchen is a non-profit organization working to end homelessness in Washington, DC. Founded by the Western Presbyterian Church, Unity Church, and the George Washington University Hillel in 1983, the organization’s original purpose was simply to serve breakfast to people ...

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Join the PGDF Fitness Challenge
August 15, 2017

Join the PGDF Fitness Challenge

Join us in celebrating Recovery Month in September, and help us ensure that this year’s grant cycle is a resounding success! We are pleased to announce that we are hosting our inaugural fundraising event, the PGDF Fitness Challenge. Throughout September, ...

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New Resources Available on PGDF.org
August 7, 2017

New Resources Available on PGDF.org

The Peter G. Dodge Foundation (PGDF) is pleased to announce the launch of our updated and revised website. Comprehensive updates to the site include: Revised and updated Treatment Guide with over 50 topics and 140 resources Revised Grants section including ...

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PGDF Announces New Advisory Council Members
July 26, 2017

PGDF Announces New Advisory Council Members

The Peter G. Dodge Foundation (PGDF) is pleased to announce the formation of a new Advisory Council. Comprised of experts in all areas of the field, the Advisory Council (AC) will play a key role in shaping PGDF’s programmatic strategy ...

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Hormone study may lead to treatment for stress-induced drinking
July 20, 2017

Hormone study may lead to treatment for stress-induced drinking

A new study linking the hormone aldosterone with risk for alcohol use disorder (AUD) may present a new avenue for developing medication treatment for AUD. “We believe that this target might be particularly promising for those individuals who drink excessive ...

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Interventions reduce alcohol use by Native American and rural youth
July 10, 2017

Interventions reduce alcohol use by Native American and rural youth

Alcohol use by young people can have long-term negative consequences such as increased risk of addiction, injuries and other health problems. The younger a person is when they start drinking, the stronger the effects on their development will be.  In ...

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PGDF Sponsors America Honors Recovery 2017
June 29, 2017

PGDF Sponsors America Honors Recovery 2017

The Peter G. Dodge Foundation is pleased to sponsor America Honors Recovery 2017, the signature gala event of Faces and Voices of Recovery, on Monday, July 17, 2017  at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC. America Honors ...

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Understanding the Affordable Care Act
June 27, 2017

Understanding the Affordable Care Act

Editor’s Note: As Congress prepares to vote on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), we at PGDF thought it worth examining the important ways the ACA has affected treatment availability for substance use disorder. In 2014, Dr. A. ...

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Grantee Profile: New Day Campaign
June 7, 2017

Grantee Profile: New Day Campaign

The New Day Campaign uses art-based programming and public engagement to challenge stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and substance use, making the world a more healing place. Founded by Baltimore-based artist and activist Peter Bruun after the loss ...

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