Monday, March 17, 2014

Request for Applications: Law Enforcement Assistance Funds (LEAF)

The Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) announces a Request for Applications for Law Enforcement Assistance Funds (LEAF) prevention programs related to impaired driving. The funds are designated for fiscal year 2014-2015 which begins on July 1, 2014. Please review the documents and be aware of important deadlines as well as the OBH contact to answer any questions.

The purpose of program grants is to increase the capacity for comprehensive impaired driving education related to alcohol as well as other drugs. Prevention programs at the local level utilizing evidence-based strategies to effect change should reduce the number of incidents involving impaired driving or choosing to ride with someone who is impaired. This initiative is specifically targeted to public health, social service, educational or law enforcement agencies or their designees who participate in a community-based prevention coalition.

See all RFA documents below:


Submission Instructions
Email the application to Lisa Finch, email address: cheryl.finch@state.co.us In lieu of an email you may submit one (1) hard copy application to the address listed below.

Application must include the following:

Applicant's Name
RFA – Law Enforcement Assistance Fund (L.E.A.F.) Prevention
Completed Cover Page (see attachment A)

The anticipated initial term of the resulting contract is July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. The resulting contract may be renewed for four additional one-year periods at the sole discretion of the state, contingent upon funds being appropriated, budgeted, and otherwise made available, and other contractual requirements, if applicable, being satisfied.

E-mail proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before April 21st, 2014. Late proposals will not be accepted. Applicant agencies mailing their applications shall ensure the application package is postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. April 21st, 2014. The proposal package shall be delivered or mailed to:

Lisa Finch, B.S., C.P.S. II
Manager Community Prevention Programs
Department of Human Services
Office of Behavioral Health
3824 W. Princeton Circle
Denver, CO 80236
(303) 866-7488

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