DFC NATIONAL COMMUNITY ANTIDRUG COALITION INSTITUTE
Per the authorizing legislation, for the Drug-Free Communities Program (DFC), of which $2,000,000 shall be made available as directed by section 4 of Public Law 107?82, as amended by Public Law 109?469 (21 U.S.C. 1521 note). The organization receiving the grant under subsection (a) shall establish a National Community Antidrug Coalition Institute to: (1) provide education, training, and technical assistance for coalition leaders and community teams, with emphasis on the development of coalitions serving economically disadvantaged areas; (2) develop and disseminate evaluation tools, mechanisms, and measures to better assess and document coalition performance measures and outcomes; and (3) bridge the gap between research and practice by translating knowledge from research into practical information.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Executive Office of The President
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Reauthorization of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Public Law 115-271, Public Law -
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Per the statute, an organization eligible for the grant under subsection (a) is any national nonprofit organization that represents, provides technical assistance and training to, and has special expertise and broad, national-level experience in community antidrug coalitions under section 1032 of the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 (21 U.S.C. 1532).
Per the statute, an organization eligible for the grant under subsection (a) is any national nonprofit organization that represents, provides technical assistance and training to, and has special expertise and broad, national-level experience in community antidrug coalitions under section 1032 of the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 (21 U.S.C. 1532). 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Upon approval by ONDCP, a grant and conditions are sent to the grantee.
November 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 First Year Deadline Estimated: May/June 2019 Project Period is for 5 Years. Annual continuation awards depend on the availability of funds, recipient progress in meeting goals and objectives and compliance with all terms and conditions of the award. Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will not be considered that fail to demonstrate the organization' s expertise and extensive experience in providing training and technical assistance and training to community coalitions. Applicants will also have special expertise and broad, national-level experience in community anti-drug coalitions under section 1032 of the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 (21 U.S.C. 1532).
How may assistance be used?
NCI funds are appropriated to provide education, training, and technical assistance for substance use prevention coalition leaders and coalition sector representatives. The NCI should be the premier resource for substance use prevention coalition and prevention specialist. NCI should focus funds and activities to translate key substance use prevention science into practice. The NCI should train community coalitions on: data driven practices; implementing strategies and activities that are effective and backed by research; environmental prevention strategies; evaluation tools and measures to better assess coalition performance measures; and prepare coalitions for leveraging local resources to sustain their local efforts. All trainings, materials, and technical assistance must be accessible in various formats (i.e., virtual), 508 compliant, and available in different languages.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Grantee must keep complete records on the disposition of funds and records related to the cooperative agreement must be retained for 3 years.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The grant will be available for 12 months, with extensions possible. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
1800 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20503 USA
(Project Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $2,000,000.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$2,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Per the authorizing legislation, for the DFC Program, of which $2,000,000 shall be made available as directed by section 4 of Public Law 107-82, as amended by Public Law 109-469 and Public Law 115-271 (21 U.S.C. 1521 note).
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects