Free Grant-writing webinar: Strategies for Incorporating LST into a Drug free Communities Grant

A critical component of writing a compelling grant application is to incorporate a program that is supported by an overwhelming body of evidence and a quality support system.  When quality and evidence matter in a grant application, LifeSkills Training is the right choice.             

                                       Click here to Register: Wednesday, February 11th, 3:00 p.m. EST*  

This informative webinar will explore successful grant-writing tips and strategies while incorporating the LifeSkills Training program into the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) grant.  Our goal is to help you be as informed as possible about the grant application process while supporting the inclusion of our program as a part of your comprehensive submission.

*Space is limited to Coalitions applying for DFC funding. Only 30 seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. Webinar will be available on-demand starting 2/12 for those who cannot make the live session. Email for details.

Drug-Free Communities ( DFC ) Support Program


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.


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: 170 grants will be awarded of up to $125,000 each


Contact: For questions about program issues contact: DFC RFA Helpline Team, (240) 276-1270,; for Federal forms and budget questions contact Virginia Simmons, Division of Grants Management, (240) 276-1422,


Deadline: March 18, 2015

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