DFC is back! Drug-free Communities grant applications due March 22nd, 2013

Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support

Grant: The DFC Support Program aims to establish and strengthen communities, private nonprofit agencies, and Federal, state, local and tribal governments and entities to collaborate and support community-based efforts to prevent and reduce youth substance use. To access the FY2013 DFC RFA, click here.

Eligibility: Community-based coalitions that are focused on addressing youth substance use and meet all of the DFC statutory eligibility requirements.

Amount: 150 grants of $125,000 each ($18,750,000 total available)

New Applicant Workshops: Potential applicants, those applying for the first time (Year One), current grantees applying for a second cycle of five years of funding (Year Six), or former grantees who experienced a lapse in funding during a five-year cycle, are encouraged to attend one of the following pre-application workshops. To register, go to: https://www.cmpinc.net/dfc/registration.aspx.

  • Phoenix, AZ Tuesday, January 29, 2013
  • Little Rock, AR Thursday, January 31, 2013
  • National Harbor, MD Friday, February 8, 2013 (near Washington, DC)

Contact: For questions about program issues contact: DFC RFA Hotline Team, Division of Community Programs (240) 276-1270, dfcnew2012@samhsa.hhs.gov; For Federal forms and budget questions contact Virginia Simmons, Division of Grants Management, (240) 276-1422, virginia.simmons@samhsa.hhs.gov

Deadline: March 22, 2013


One Response to DFC is back! Drug-free Communities grant applications due March 22nd, 2013

  1. I expect to see the Drug-Free Commities Support Program Grants (DFC) announced by January 24th. Every year Here-4-You Consulting secures more of these grants for more coalitions than anyone else in the country. With last years funding cutoff a 94 the competition will be tough this year. For tips and tricks and samples DFC Grants visit http://www.npfunds.com.


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