Congratulations to 44 Elevate Youth California community partners joining the program’s Capacity Building Cohort 3! With grants up to $400,000, the awarded grassroots organizations will implement community-driven projects for substance use disorder prevention for youth ages 12 to 26. The partners will focus on youth social justice, peer support and mentoring in low-income communities of color, including Tribal communities and LGBTQ communities. Cohort 3 funding totals $16.69 million, bringing the Elevate Youth California investment to almost $206 million for 246 community partners in 53 counties. Learn about the funded organizations on the Program Impact page.

Read California Awards Nearly $17 Million for Youth Substance Use Prevention on the Governor’s website (