MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Chestnut Ridge Center, part of WVU Hospitals, is seeking applications for its annual Grassroots Grant Program, which is open to any not-for-profit organization in West Virginia.

Organizations that sponsor a community project relating to mental health, substance abuse, dependence or family preservation are eligible to apply.

Grants are awarded annually for up to $1,000. Projects receiving awards may be funded in part or full. Funding received from the program may be used for events, materials, educational campaigns, treatment programs, conferences or related expenses.

Applications and additional information can be found online at

All applications should be submitted to Chestnut Ridge Center Attention: Janet Scarcelli, 930 Chestnut Ridge Road, Box 9846, Morgantown, W.Va., 26505.

The application deadline is April 30.

For more information: Angela Jones, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
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