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Drug-Free Communities grant application released, DBHR to provide support to applicants

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 for both new and continuing coalitions.

These grants are intended to 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. Approximately 150 coalitions will be chosen to receive up to $125,000 per year for up to five years.

Visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement for details.

The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery supports coalitions working to apply for DFC funding. If your coalition is planning to apply this year, and is interested in having your application reviewed, please contact Ray Horodowicz.