Public Education on Drug Abuse-Information


To provide leadership in coordinating and facilitating the involvement of law enforcement and the community in drug prevention and education activities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 08/20/2009 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Provision of Specialized Services; Training; Dissemination of Technical Information.
Program Accomplishments
As of fiscal year 2002, requests for information, training, and technical assistance were received and serviced in all 50 States and several foreign countries.
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970; Reorganization Plan No. 2, 1973.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
None. Priority is given to law enforcement agencies and community anti-drug coalitions.
Beneficiary Eligibility
State and local communities and the public.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
Not applicable.
Award Procedure
No grants are available.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Technical Assistance, training and information are provided to law enforcement agencies, educational organizations and institutions community anti-drug coalitions and the general public to assist in drug abuse prevention programs through DEA field offices. DEA is not a granting agency and does not fund outside programs.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Not applicable.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Persons are encouraged to communicate with the field offices of the Drug Enforcement Administration for publications. See Catalog Appendix IV for a list of the addresses.
Headquarters Office
Congressional and Public Affairs Staff, Drug Enforcement Administration, Demand Reduction Section, Washington, DC 20537. Contact: John Lunt, Telephone: (202) 307-7936. Use the same number for FTS. Fax# 202-307-4559.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries and expenses) FY 02 $902,717; FY 03 est $850,000; and FY 04 est $815,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
The following publications are among the prevention material provided in single copy free to the public and in limited quantities to related program officials: "Get It Straight," "Guidelines for a Drug Free Workplace," "Speaking Out Against Drug Legalization" "Drug Abuse Prevention for Explorers A Guidebook" and other publications and video tapes. These publications may also be available from the Government Printing Office.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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