$1.2 Million available for community-based drug prevention coalitions

Source: SAMHSA News Release, 2/15/08
$1.2 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY-BASED DRUG PREVENTION COALITIONS DFC MENTORING GRANTS TO FUND 15 DRUG-FREE COMMUNITIES (Washington, D.C.) – Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), in partnership with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), announced the availability of $1.2 million for new Drug-Free Communities Support Mentoring Program (DFC Mentoring) grants. An estimated 15 new Mentoring grants will be awarded (averaging $75,000 per grant, per year) to drug and alcohol prevention community coalitions representing a cross-section of rural, urban, suburban, and tribal communities.

View the whole press release here.
View the grant ap and requirements here.

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2 Responses

  1. Please provide more information about this mentoring grant for our local Youth Subtsance Abuse Prevention Coalition (YSAP). Thank you!

  2. Hi Karen, You can click on the link for the source of the news release, or visit http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/0802154943.aspx

    I’ll update the post to be a little more clear as well.

    -Dan

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