Updates

Updates

The Peter G. Dodge Foundation (PGDF) has announced initiatives for its 2015 Mission Grant Awards. These initiatives reflect the Foundation’s commitment to helping people lead lives free from the effects of alcohol addiction.

Organizations who wish to apply for funding should submit an application proposing work in the following areas:

  • Refining alcohol-use disorder (AUD) diagnosis and referral to treatment
  • Increasing access to AUD treatment and/or removing barriers to access
  • Supporting increased and updated K-12 education on alcohol use and alcoholism
  • Preventing alcohol abuse by young people and reducing associated harm
  • Increasing coverage of AUD in medical school curricula
  • Supplying physicians with up-to-date AUD diagnosis and treatment protocols and encouraging dialogue about AUD amongst physicians
  • Developing or testing medications for AUD treatment
  • Serving sensitive populations such as veterans, homeless people, Native Americans, or people with dual diagnosis
  • Testing the efficacy of alternative treatments such as meditation or nutrition therapy
  • Developing or testing new technologies supporting people in recovery
  • Capacity-building for exemplary organizations in the AUD field that seek to expand or improve their operations