Drug-Free Communities Support Program - National Youth Leadership Initiative
Implementation of National Youth Leadership Initiative (NYLI) at the National Leadership Forum and the Mid-Year Training Institute. Also develop infrastructure to expand outreach by the NYLI to diverse youth populations. These functions would further assist in providing technical assistance to Drug-Free community coalitions in their substance use prevention efforts.
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
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicants must be a non-profit entity (501(c)3) with expert knowledge and extensive experience in community mobilizing using the Seven Strategies for Community Change. Applicants must have served as an essential partner in assisting DFC Support Program with technical assistance to community coalitions in their substance use prevention efforts.
Supports NYLI training program, where there is strong participation by DFC-funded communities.
Applicants must be a non-profit entity 501(c)(3) with expert knowledge and extensive experience in community mobilizing using the Seven Strategies for Community Change. Applicants must have served as an essential partner in assisting DFC Support Program with technical assistance to community coalitions in their substance use prevention efforts.
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.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
How are proposals selected?
Applicants will not be considered that fail to demonstrate the organization's expertise and extensive experience in supporting training programs for DFC-funded community coalitions.
How may assistance be used?
NYLI equips youth and their adult advisors with the essential knowledge and skills needed to make significant community-level change. This youth-led, adult-guided approach follows the best practices in youth development, empowering young people to be vocal and visible as they work to impact a broad range of public health issues where they live, study, and play.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
A report on the progress and outcomes of the NYLI outreach to diverse populations will be included in the NYLI Youth in Action report.
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 24 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 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$250,000.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $250,000.00; FY 17$0.00; FY 16$200,000.00; -
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