Funding Announcements

$3M Available in Grants to Communities for Youth Substance Use Prevention

On February 1, 2021, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced $3M in available grant funding under the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) program. This program is intended to supplement funding of current or former Drug-Free Communities (DFC) coalitions. Recipients are expected to work with leaders in their communities across sectors to identify and address local youth substance use problems and create sustainable community-level change through the implementation of evidence-based and practice-based strategies. Each CARA grantee receives up to $50,000 per year for up to five years.

Access training videos that can help you prepare your CARA applicationexternal icon.
Note: Videos are from the original webinar offered on February 5, 2021. Register to view the archived videos.

To apply, visit CDC-RFA-CE21-2103 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Local Drug Crises Grantsexternal icon.

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