Safe Schools Grants Available

The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities National Programs is making funding available to local educational agencies (LEAs) to implement an integrated, comprehensive community-wide plan designed to create safe and drug-free schools and promote pro-social skills and healthy childhood development in youth.

Under the program, $42 million in grants will be awarded, with $3 million the maximum individual grant amount.

The application deadline is July 9. Guidelines and applications are available online. If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, contact Julius Cotton, FedGrants administrator, at 202-245-6140; fax: 202-245-6288; e-mail:

Source: JoinTogether Online