Drug Free Communities Support Program

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Drug Free Communities Support Program: The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), announce the availability of funds for new FY 2007 Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC) grants. DFC is a collaborative initiative sponsored by ONDCP in partnership with SAMHSA in order to achieve two major goals:. Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, private nonprofit agencies, and Federal, State, local, and tribal governments to support the efforts of community coalitions to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth.. Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, 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. (Substances include, but are not limited to, narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabis, inhalants, alcohol, and tobacco, where their use is prohibited by Federal, State, or local law.) Note: DFC projects must focus on multiple drugs of abuse. When the term "drug" or "substance" is used in this funding announcement, it is intended to include all of the above drugs.The Drug-Free Communities Program (DFC) was created by the Drug-Free CommunitiesAct, 1997 (Public Law 105-20), reauthorized through the Drug-Free CommunitiesReauthorization Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-82) and reauthorized again through the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-469). The latest reauthorization extended the program for an additional five years until 2012.Since 1998, ONDCP has awarded approximately 1,200 DFC grants, with an additional 60 new awards expected in FY 2007, subject to the appropriation of funds. The community sites that have been awarded grants represent a cross-section of communities from every region in the nation and include rural, urban, suburban, and tribal communities. The program has given priority to economically disadvantaged areas or counties in which 20 percent or more of the children are living in a household below the poverty line, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau.Additional grantee information is available on the DFC web site www.ondcp.gov/dfc.
Federal Grant Title: Drug Free Communities Support Program
Federal Agency Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SP-07-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.276
CFDA Descriptions: Drug-Free Communities Support Program Grants
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2007
Posted Date: Feb 14, 2007
Creation Date: Mar 16, 2007
Archive Date: May 17, 2007
Total Program Funding: $6,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 60
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
DFC grant funds are intended to support community-based coalitions. Please refer to the full announcement for detailed eligibility requirements.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Kimberly Pendleton
Office of Program Services, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 7-1097
Rockville, Maryland 20857
(240) 276-1421 kimberly.pen
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