Administered by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Drug Free Communities (DFC) Program was created under the Drug-Free Communities Act of 1997 to support and efficiently implement the Nation’s drug policy efforts. Recipients of the grant are awarded $125,000 for up to 10 years to address youth-specific substance use challenges in their respective regions. The DFC is the Nation’s leading effort to mobilize communities to prevent youth substance use by provides grants to community coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local partners to create and sustain a reduction in local youth substance use. As a nationally recognized and federally funded DFC grant recipient, CVARR is confident in the pursuit of their mission and rising to the challenge of creating youth substance use prevention resources for their community.