Subject: Drugs, Safety, Youth Welfare, Community Development
Deadline: Mar. 18, 2015
The Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program has two goals:
- 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.
- 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.
Funder: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
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.
Amount: Up to $125,000