North Carolina Coalition Initiative Funding Opportunity

Building Capacity for Substance Free Communities

Release date: January 17, 2014

For: up to 8 substance abuse prevention coalitions or Partnerships, Alliances, Coalitions and Collaboratives (PACCs) to strengthen their capacity to implement environmental strategies.

Amount:  up to $27,700 per site in the first year 

RFA submission deadline: Friday, April 11, 2014 by 5 p.m.  A Letter of Intent is due Friday, March 7, 2014 (encouraged but not required).

Click HERE to access the application online


In an effort to assist applicants in completing the RFA, the NCCI Coordinating Center will hold an Orientation and Applicant workshop.  This workshop will provide an overview of the NC Coalition Initiative, including the RFA process as well as the fundamental principles of a coalition-based and environmental approach to substance abuse prevention. The training will be a collaborative effort between the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services and the NCCI Coordinating Center at Wake Forest School of Medicine 

NCCI Orientation and Applicant Workshop
Date: Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Hawthorne Inn
420 High Street, SW
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
RSVP:  By Friday, February 14th to Maria Parries at

Important Dates 

  • Orientation and Applicant workshop 2/20/14 (please rsvp by 2/14/14)
  • Letter of Intent due 3/7/14 (encouraged but not required)
  • Application submission deadline 4/11/14 by 5 p.m.


For more information contact Marie Parries: Phone: 336-716-6196

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