Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act (STOP Act) Grants

Short Title: 
STOP Act Grants
Initial Announcement
Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Information
FOA Number: 
Posted on 
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Application Due Date: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 
Intergovernmental Review (E.O. 12372): 
Applicants must comply with E.O. 12372 if their state(s) participates. Review process recommendations from the State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.
Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS) / Single State Agency Coordination: 
Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.

The purpose of the STOP Act grant program is to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth ages 12-20 in communities throughout the United States. STOP Act grant funds must focus primarily on strengthening collaboration among community entities to reduce alcohol use among youth in current and former DFC grantee communities.


Current or former Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC) recipients.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: 
Anticipated Total Available Funding: 
Anticipated Number of Awards: 
Anticipated Award Amount: 
Up to $50,000 per year
Length of Project: 
Up to 4 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: 

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $50,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project. Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, recipient progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

Contact Information
Program Issues

Helpline Team
Division of Community Programs
(240) 276-1270

Grants Management and Budget Issues

Jennifer Cramer
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, 17th Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20857
(240) 276-1400

Application Materials

You must respond to the requirements in both the FOA PART I and PART II when preparing your application.

Useful Information for Applicants

Last Updated: 03/10/2016