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Violence & Substance Abuse Prevention

Administration Building 102
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4044


Event Guidelines

Event Criteria:

  • Events must be held in an alcohol free environment.
  • All events must be held on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday nights during the hours of 10:00 PM and 2:00 AM for at least a 2 hour time span to qualify. Funding may be available for events on other days and times, provided that these events are designed to provide a healthier alternative to a high risk drinking event. Examples could include a Super Bowl or St. Patrick's Day party.
  • Events must be alcohol and drug free regardless of age or student status of the attendees.
  • All function attendees must abide by campus, local, state, and federal laws while attending the sponsored event.
  • Prizes may be given at the event, but prizes should not include alcoholic beverages or gift certificates to bars.Gift certificates may be given to restaurants that serve alcohol. Prizes should not promote alcohol use or abuse.
  • Award allocation funds may be used for specified expenditures only.
  • Funds are limited so each organization or persons may only be awarded funds once a semester depending on availability of funds.
  • All events must have prior approval from the Violence & Substance Abuse Prevention office in order to receive funds.

Funding Parameters:

  • Each event will be evaluated and may be awarded up to $100.
  • This is the typical funding limit, though exceptions may apply.
  • All events must have prior approval from the Violence & Substance Abuse Prevention office in order to receive funds.

Steps to the funding process:

  1. Complete the Late Night Event online form.
  2. Please allow a minimum of two weeks for the funding decision to be made.
  3. If your event is granted funding, a meeting will be scheduled with the VSAP office, where you will sign the funding contract and discuss payment options.
    • If you have submitted the online form and have not been contacted by the VSAP office to schedule an appointment please contact Rhonda Neill at 660-543-4044.
  4. Hold the event/program.
  5. Turn in itemized receipts, copies of any publicity used, and the program summary report no later than 2 weeks after the event is held.

Note: If you fail to turn in all required paperwork to the VSAP office within 2 weeks after holding the event funding may be delayed or denied.

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