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Table 2 Summary of funding sources for D.A.R.E. programs

From: Substance abuse prevention infrastructure: a survey-based study of the organizational structure and function of the D.A.R.E. program

Funding Source Examples Number of Statesa
Federal Pass-through SDFSb, Byrne Grantsc 20
Legislated (State) General Revenue, State Budget Line Item 16
Donations/Fund Raisers Masons, United Way 13
Dedicated Funds Surcharges, Tobacco Tax, Drug Recovery & Forfeiture 06
Other Federal & State Grants Dept. Health Services 03
D.A.R.E.-related Officer Tuition, D.A.R.E. America 11
  1. aIncludes Washington, DC and New York City programs. Column totals to more than 52 as programs often report more than one source of funding. bSafe and Drug Free Schools program, Department of Education, now known as the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities program (SDFSC). cThe Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Program, Department of Justice.