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Drug Free Communities Support Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.276
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 3, 2020

For programmatic questions:
Alison McKnight

For grants management and budgetary questions:
Stephanie Latham


The purpose of the Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support Program is to establish and strengthen collaboration to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance use among youth ages 18 and younger.

DFC Program goals include:

  • Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, public and private nonprofit 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 18 years of age and younger
  • 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

Eligible applicants include

  • State, county, city, township, territorial, and special district governments
  • Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • Public and private institutions of higher education
  • Professional associations
  • Voluntary organizations
  • Faith-based organizations
  • American Indian or Alaska native Tribally designated organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $125,000 per year
Expected number of awards: 200
Estimated total program funding: $125,000,000
Project period: 5 years

Applicants in years 1-6 are required to have a 100% (1:1) match from non-federal sources. Projects in years 7-8 are required to match 125%, and years 9-10 match 150%.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Networking and collaboration · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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