Federal Grants for Drug Education

Drug education is a very good way to know what is drug addiction and abuse, the consequences of being substance abuser, treatment and prevention. Education is the key in order to eliminate the drug abuse. For that reasons, the federal government is awarding grants for drug education so that everyone will know the bad effects of drug abuse.

Science Education Drug Abuse Partnership Award

The Science Education Drug Abuse Partnership Award is one of the many programs under the Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Programs by the National Institute of Health. This award is open to Science Education and this will give funding to develop and evaluate the innovative model projects or programs as well as the materials for enhancement of the knowledge and the understanding of the neuroscience, the neurobiological mechanisms of the substance and drug abuse and addiction in the K-12 students as well as the general public, practitioners from the health care sector, media experts and other educational institutions. The funds that applicants may receive are up to $250,000 per year and this support can be applied for up to 4 years. This grant program is open and will end on May 25, 2013. For particular instruction, eligibility and requirements for this program download the application resource at http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/packages/oppPAR-10-227-cfda93.279-cidADOBE-FORMS-B1.pdf.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892

Drug-Free Communities Support Program Grants

The Drug-Free Communities Support Program Grants is under the US Department of Health and Human Services and administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration or the SAMHSA. The program is designed to raise the capacity of the community based coalitions to minimize the substance abuse and ultimately eliminate it by strengthening the collaboration of the communities as well as entities from both public and private sector. The program also aims for the dissemination of the state-of-the-art information regarding the initiative and practices that are proven in the reduction of substance abuse in the youth. Contact the federal agency administering this program to know the eligibility, application guidelines and process. Applications that are submitted by the eligible groups, who meet all requirements, will be evaluated based on the scoring and ratings by a peer review panel. Deadlines can be known by contacting also the head or local office.

1 Choke Cherry Rd.,
Room 7 – 1091,
Rockville, MD 20857

Any inquiries, comments and question about the program are welcomed and must be sent to barbara.orlando@samhsa.hhs.gov or by phone at (240) 276 – 1422.

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