Eligibility and Benefits

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Eligibility Requirements 

The Got Outcomes! Awards focus on the link between your coalition’s Community Assessment data, Logic Model, comprehensive strategies and the resulting community-level outcomes. To apply, your coalition must have achieved, at a minimum, positive short-term outcomes (e.g., positive results related to changes in local conditions) associated with one substance misuse issue. When applying, you may indicate which of the three award categories you are submitting for:

  • Coalition in Focus Award: Short-term outcomes (e.g., changes to local conditions) 
  • Coalition of Excellence Award: Short-term and intermediate outcomes (e.g., changes to root causes) 
  • Coalition of the Year Award: Short-term, intermediate, and long-term outcomes (e.g., changes to problem statements) 

Benefits to Applicants  

Benefits for ALL applicants 

  • In-depth feedback provided for each of your coalition’s products
  • Free coalition development support to discuss enhancements to products 

Benefits for Phase II Finalists (top 25 percent scores) 

  • In-depth feedback provided for each of your coalition’s products
  • Free coalition development support to discuss enhancements to products
  • Recognition in CADCA’s Coalitions Online weekly newsletter
  • Recognition as a CADCA Blue Ribbon Coalition 
  • Opportunity to participate in the Ideas Fair poster presentation and Blue Ribbon Celebration during CADCA’s 33rd Annual National Leadership Forum happening January 30-February 2, 2023

Benefits for Got Outcomes! Winners 

  • In depth feedback provided for each of your coalition’s products
  • Free coalition development support to discuss enhancements to products
  • Free lodging, travel, and registration for one coalition member to attend CADCA’s 2023 Annual National Leadership Forum at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD on January 30-February 2, 2023
  • A custom award with your coalition’s name and successes engraved on the front
  • Recognition in CADCA’s Coalitions newsletter, on CADCA’s Got Outcomes! website and other CADCA communications
  • Coalition featured at the CADCA Got Outcomes! session at the 2023 National Leadership Forum
  • Coalition leaders to be considered for CADCA training/leadership opportunities (e.g., CADCA Advisory Board)
  • Eligibility to participate in the Graduate Coalition Academy

For questions, email gotoutcomes@cadca.org