[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2002)]
[Notices]
[Page 6747]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-3312]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

[OJP(OJJDP)-1345]


Drug-Free Communities Support Program

AGENCY: Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the 
President, and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 
Office of Justice Programs, Justice.

ACTION: Notice of funding availability.

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SUMMARY: The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug 
Control Policy (ONDCP), and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of 
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), are requesting 
applications for the fiscal year 2002 Drug-Free Communities Support 
Program to reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among 
adults. Approximately 70 grants of up to $100,000 each will be awarded 
to community coalitions that are working to prevent and reduce 
substance abuse among youth.

DATES: Applications must be received by April 24, 2002.

ADDRESSES: All applications must be mailed or delivered to the Office 
of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, c/o Juvenile Justice 
Resource Center, 2277 Research Boulevard, Mail Stop 2K, Rockville, MD 
20850; 301-519-5535. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be 
accepted. Interested applicants can obtain the FY 2002 Drug-Free 
Communities Support Program Application Package, which includes the 
Program Announcement, required forms, and instructions on how to apply 
at OJJDP's Web site at http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org (click on ``Grants & 
Funding'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: One of the following Program Managers 
at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention:
     Tom Bell, Northwest Region, at 202-616-3664 or e-mail 
bell@ojp.usdoj.gov
     Mark Morgan, Southwest Region, at 202-353-9243 or e-mail 
morganm@ojp.usdoj.gov
     Jay Mykytiuk, Midwest/West Region, at 202-514-1351 or e-
mail mykytiuk@ojp.usdoj.gov
     Judy Poston, Southeast Region, at 202-616-1283 or e-mail 
poston@ojp.usdoj.gov
     James Simonson, Northeast/East Region, at 202-353-9313, or 
e-mail simonson@ojp.usdoj.gov
     Gwen Williams, Central Region, at 202-616-1611, or e-mail 
williamg@ojp.usdoj.gov

[These are not toll-free numbers.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Drug-Free Communities Support Program 
was established by the Drug-Free Communities Act of 1997 (Pub. L. 105-
20). On December 14, 2001, Pub. L. 107-82 reauthorized the program for 
5 years. The program is designed to strengthen community antidrug 
coalitions and reduce substance abuse among youth.
    Grantees will receive up to $100,000 in funding and training and 
technical assistance to reduce substance abuse among youth by 
addressing the factors in a community that serve to increase or 
decrease the risk of substance abuse and establish and strengthen 
collaboration among communities, including Federal, State, local, and 
tribal governments and private nonprofit agencies to support community 
coalition efforts to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth.
    Eligible applicants are community coalitions whose members have 
worked together on substance abuse reduction initiatives for a period 
of not less than 6 months. The coalition will use entities such as task 
forces, subcommittees, community boards, and any other community 
resources that will enhance the coalition's collaborative efforts. With 
substantial participation from community volunteer leaders, the 
coalition will implement multisector, multistrategy, long-term plans 
designed to reduce substance abuse among youth. Coalitions may be 
umbrella coalitions serving multicounty areas.

    Dated: February 6, 2002.
Gregory L. Dixon,
 Administrator, Drug-Free Communities Support Program, Office of 
National Drug Control Policy.
    Dated: February 6, 2002.
Terrence S. Donahue,
Acting Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency 
Prevention.
[FR Doc. 02-3312 Filed 2-12-02; 8:45 am]
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