Virginia ABC taking alcohol education grant applications

Alcoholic Beveridge Control (ABC)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Virginia officials are accepting applications for community grants in the fight against underage drinking and access to alcohol. The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says the deadline is April 25 for the grants for alcohol education and prevention initiatives. The grants are open to community coalitions, law enforcement agencies, schools, and nonprofit, faith-based and prevention-related groups. Officials say grant requests will be limited to a maximum of $8,000. This is the second year of the grant program. Last year, 11 recipients received grants through the program.

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