[Federal Register: May 18, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 97)]
[Page 27823]
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(CFDA No: 84.184L)

Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities National Program; 
Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2001

AGENCY: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education--Safe and Drug-
Free Schools and Communities National Programs, Department of 

ACTION: Notice inviting applications for new awards for Fiscal Year 
(FY) 2001.


    Purpose of Program: To fund the implementation and enhancement of 
comprehensive community-wide strategies for creating safe and drug-free 
schools and promoting healthy childhood development.
    Eligible Applicants: Local educational agencies (LEAs).
    Applications Available: May 18, 2001.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 16, 2001.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: September 14, 2001.
    Estimated Available Funds: $31 million.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: Awards will range from up to $3 
million for LEAs in urban areas; up to $2 million for LEAs in suburban 
areas; and up to $1 million for LEAs in rural areas and tribal school 
    Estimated Number of Awards: 15.

    Note: The Department of Education is not bound by any estimates 
in this notice.

    Project Period: Up to 36 months.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75 (except 
75.102), 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 85, 98, and 99; and (b) the notice of 
final priority and selection criteria as published elsewhere in this 
issue of the Federal Register.
    For Applications and Further Information Contact:
    For applications and further information, please contact the 
agencies as follows:

U.S. Department of Education, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program
    Internet: http://www.ed.gov./offices/OESE/SDFS
    Phone: (202) 260-3954
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and 
Mental Health Services Administration
    Internet: http://www.samhsa.gov
    Phone: (800) 789-2647
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency 
    Internet: http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org
    Phone: (202) 307-5911
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at (800) 877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of this document in 
an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or 
computer diskette) upon request. Individuals with disabilities may also 
obtain a copy of the application package in an alternative format by 
contacting that person. However, the Departments are not able to 
reproduce in an alternative format the standard forms included in the 
application package.

Instructions for Transmittal of Applications

    All applications must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time 
on or before the deadline date. Applications received after that time 
will not be eligible for funding. Postmarked dates will not be 
accepted. Applications by mail should be sent to: Office of Juvenile 
Justice and Delinquency Prevention, c/o Juvenile Justice Resource 
Center, 2277 Research Boulevard, Mail Stop 2K, Rockville, MD 20850; 
301-519-5535. In the lower left-hand corner of the envelope, clearly 
write ``Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative.''

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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7131.

    Dated: May 14, 2001.
Thomas M. Corwin,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary 
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