New Jersey Department of Education

Drug Abuse Education Grant Program-Year 1 of 5

Division: Learning Supports and Specialized Services
Office: Student Support Services


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Purpose: The Drug Abuse Education Fund grant is a 100 percent state funded initiative. It is intended to provide targeted school-aged youth with an evidence-based national or statewide model substance abuse disorder education and prevention program that has demonstrated success. This program is to be delivered by law enforcement personnel to students grades K-12 during the school day. The students to be served are in 300 public, nonpublic, charter and Renaissance project schools in the nine counties with the highest prevalence of drug abuse, based on NJ Department of Human Services data. This grant program is open to non-governmental entities operating in New Jersey in the public interest and must have established residency in New Jersey as identified by their NJ Charities registration number or their incorporation number from the NJ Division of Taxation. The first project period for the Drug Abuse Education Fund Grant Program grant is November 1, 2016 � October 31, 2017

Eligible Agencies: Nongovernmental entities operating in NJ in the public interest, using law enforcement personnel

Approximate Number of Awards: 1 Grant Program Type: Competitive
Total Amt. Available: $375,000 Application Due Date: 8/3/2016

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