Thursday, January 30, 2014

Drug-Free Communities Program

DEADLINE:  March 24, 2014

FUNDING AMOUNT:   182 awards anticipated. Estimated Total Program
FUNDING: $22,750,000; Award Ceiling:    $125,000
ELIGIBILITY:   Eligible applicants are community-based coalitions addressing youth substance use that have never received a DFC grant; or have previously received a DFC grant, but experienced a lapse in funding; or have concluded the first five-year funding cycle and are applying for a second five-year funding cycle.

AGENCY:   U.S. HHS, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Adminis.
GRANT ID:  SP-14-002

CFDA#:   93.276

SUMMARY:   The DFC Support Program has two goals: 1. Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, public and private non-profit agencies; as well as federal, state, local, and tribal governments to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance use among youth*. 2. Reduce substance use among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse. *For the purposes of this RFA, "youth" is defined as individuals 18 years of age and younger.

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