Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) For 2019 Drug-Free Communities Grant

The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) are accepting applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants.

By statute, 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 abuse among youth

2. Reduce substance abuse 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.

The deadline to apply for this grant is Monday, July 8th, 2019. Approximately 150 coalitions will be chosen to receive up to $125,000 per year for up to five years.

(1) New Applicants

Eligible applicants are community-based coalitions addressing youth substance use that have never received a DFC grant. Application information and materials can be found thru the following links:

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
Application for Grant

(2) Previous DFC Grantees

Eligible applicants are community-based coalitions addressing youth substance use that 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. Application information and materials can be found thru the following links:

DFC Competing Continuation Grant
Application for Grant

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