The UNODC Youth Initiative - DAPC Grants 2014

The aim of the project is to strengthen the capacity of civil society to prevent drug abuse globally. Since 1994, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has received a contribution from the Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) of Japan to support drug prevention activities by non - governmental organisation in low and middle income countries.

Awards will not exceed US$ 10,000 and proposals should normally be for amounts of not less than US$ 5,000. In order to be eligible for a grant/contract, applicants must:

  • be a non-profit making organisation or NGO registered under the relevant Laws of the country where it is registered;
  • be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the project, i.e. not acting as an intermediary;
  • demonstrate prior experience of implementing activities in the area of substance use prevention, health education, youth empowerment or other related field of work.

 In order to be eligible, organisations who have previously benefitted from a DAPC grant, must submit a written statement explaining the difference between the proposed and the previous project. Furthermore, they need to have submitted the final report of the previous project.

 Applicants should fill in the DAPC grant proposal summary and the DAPC grant proposal budget, and submit them together with the copy of a registration certificate to the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, to the email address no later than 29 August 2014. For any further questions on how to apply please contact via e-mail: