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Drug-Free Communities Support Program Announced
The goals of the program are (1) to reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, adults by addressing factors that increase and minimize the risk of substance abuse and (2) to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities; federal, state, and tribal governments; and private nonprofit agencies to support community coalition efforts to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth.
The project will be funded for a 12-month period. Subsequent funding will depend on grantee performance, availability of funds, and other criteria. More than 140 grants of up to $100,000 will be made in FY 2001.
To be eligible to apply, a community coalition must:
The deadline for receipt of applications is 5:00 P.M. on June 25, 2001. Additional details and the application package can be found at http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/grants/current.html; or call the OJJDP Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse at 800/638-8736; or request an application by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prospective applicants can attend free regional workshops explaining the application process. Dates and locations are: May 8, Irving, Texas; May 10, Windsor Locks, Connecticut; May 17, College Park, Georgia; and May 22, Millbrae, California. For details, check http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov or email@example.com.
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