Drug Prevention Program


To reduce drug use by encouraging the promotion of multiple approaches including the replication of the Life Skills Training (drug prevention) program, to educating and motivating young adolescents to pursue healthy lifestyles, fostering interpersonal and decision making skills which will help them choose alternatives to high risk behaviors.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 12/12/2007 (Funding no longer available.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants.
Program Accomplishments
As of fiscal year 2001, an additional 35 sites, for an overall total of 105, were also selected to implement the program. The sites include 430 schools and approximately 111,329 middle/high school students. All sites are receiving training and technical assistance.
Public Law 107-77.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Public and private agencies/organizations, all States and territories, and local units of government are eligible to receive funds.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Public and private agencies/organizations, all States and territories, and local units of government are eligible to receive funds.
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular Nos. A-87 for State and local governments, A-21 for educational institutions, and A-122 for nonprofit organizations.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
This program is eligible for coverage under Executive Order 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." Applicants should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in their State to find out if the State has selected this program for review and for information on the process the State requires when applying for Federal assistance.
Application Procedure
Applicants must submit a completed Standard Form 424 and other information outlined in the Application Kit to the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The receipt, review, and analysis of applications will follow Office of Justice Programs policies and procedures for the administration of grant applications.
Award Procedure
A letter with copies of the grant award are sent to the applicant agency upon approval by the Office of Justice Programs. One copy of the grant award must be signed by the authorized official and returned to the Office of Justice Programs.
Consult the Application Kit or contact the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs for application deadlines by calling (202) 307-5911.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Applications will generally be approved within 30 to 45 days of receipt of a complete application.
Hearings and appeal procedures will follow 28 CFR, Part 18, of the Department of Justice Regulations.
Continuation grant, supplemental award or contract modification.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria is established by the Drug Prevention Program as established by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
How may assistance be used?
To be eligible for a discretionary award, an applicant must respond to specific program guidelines issued by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency; provide for proper program administration, evaluation, and fiscal reporting, demonstrate, in the overall quality of the proposal, that the program is technically sound and will achieve the required program objectives at the highest possible level; demonstrate that the proposed project meets the requirements of relative cost effectiveness; and respond to clear and documentable needs.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Quarterly financial and semi-annually progress reports are required.
All organizations that expend financial assistance of $300,000 or more in any fiscal year must have a single audit for that year in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-133, as amended. These audits are due to the Office of the Comptroller and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse no later than nine (9) months after the close of each fiscal year during the term of the award.
In accordance with the requirement set forth in 28 CFR, Parts 66 and 70, grantees must maintain all financial records, supporting documents, statistical records and all other records pertinent to the award for at least 3 years following the close of the most recent audit.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
No match required.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made for 12 to 18 months.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Headquarters Office
Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC 20503. Telephone: (202) 395-6700.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Grants) FY 02 $12,156,291; FY 03 est $22,256,593; and FY 04 est $10,976,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
OJP Financial Guide.
Examples of Funded Projects


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