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Short Title: National Coalition Institute
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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

NOFO Number: SP-18-005

Posted on Monday, April 09, 2018

Application Due Date: Monday, May 07, 2018

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 93.243

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 NCI is to provide education, training, and technical assistance for coalition leaders and community teams, with an emphasis on the development of coalitions serving economically disadvantaged areas. The NCI will disseminate evaluation tools, mechanisms, and measures to better assess and document coalition performance measures and outcomes and bridge the gap between research and practice by translating knowledge from research into practical application.


Eligibility for this grant is limited to the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). Section 4 of Public Law 107-82, as amended by Public Law 109-469 (21 U.S.C. 1521 note), provides that the Director of ONDCP shall make a directed grant to CADCA to provide for the continuation of the NCI.

CADCA is in a unique position to conduct the activities of the NCI and meet the objectives of this grant. CADCA is a national organization that exists to support local community anti-drug coalitions in the United States and abroad. For more than 23 years, coalitions and coalition leadership have turned to CADCA to obtain the assistance they need to implement, operate, and sustain effective local community anti-drug strategies. The NCI will take advantage of the resources of multiple agencies located throughout the federal, state and local governments, philanthropies, and universities to bring the best available knowledge, information, and technology to local community coalitions working to prevent and reduce drug use among youth.

Award Information

Funding Mechanism: Grant

Anticipated Total Available Funding: $2,000,000

Anticipated Number of Awards: 1

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $2,000,000

Length of Project: Up to five years

Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Applicants responding to this announcement may request funding for a project period of up to five years, at no more than $2,000,000 per year. Awards to support projects beyond the first budget year will be contingent upon Congressional appropriation, satisfactory progress in meeting the project’s objectives, and a determination that continued funding would be in the best interest of the Federal Government.
The funding restrictions for this project are as follows:

  • No more than 20% of the grant award may be used for data collection, performance measurement, and performance assessment expenses.

Be sure to identify these expenses in your proposed budget.

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