Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Announces $12.5M Available for New Coalitions Addressing Youth Substance Use Prevention
Application Due Date: 05/10/2021
On March 10, 2021, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) under the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) program: CDC-RFA-CE21-2102: Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program The DFC Program is a national effort to support communities in their fight against youth substance use.
The DFC program, which is managed by CDC, has two goals: 1) 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; and 2) Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse 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.
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