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FY 2008 RFA Grant Application Information (RFA)

Application Information Center for Substance Abuse Prevention(CSAP)

Request for Applications (RFA)

National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute

(Inital Announcement)

 

Request for Applications (RFA) No. SP-08-005
Posting on Grants.gov: May 1, 2008
Receipt Date: June 18, 2008
Announcement Type: Initial

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) No
.: 93.243

Key Dates:

Application Deadline

Applications are due by June 18, 2008

Intergovernmental Review
(E.O. 12372)

Letters from State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) are due no later than 60 days after the application deadline.

Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS)/Single State Agency Coordination

Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.

This announcement provides application instructions for a SAMHSA single source project. Under the authority of Public Law 107-82, section (4) (c), as amended by Public Law 109-469 (21 U.S.C. 1521 note) per the direction of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces the availability of FY 2008 funds to carry out a single source grant project. The title of this project is the National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute. The purpose of the National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute is to:

  • provide education, training, and technical assistance for coalition leaders and community teams, with emphasis on the development of coalitions serving economically disadvantaged areas;
  • develop and disseminate evaluation tools, mechanisms, and measures to better assess and document coalition performance measures and outcomes; and
  • bridge the gap between research and practice by translating knowledge from research into practical information.

The goals of the National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute are to:

  1. Increase the percent of community coalitions across the United States that are effective in their work; and

  2. Strengthen technical assistance and training to community coalitions throughout the United States.

The objectives of the National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute are to:

  1. Increase the percent of coalitions that adopt and implement the core competencies of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) for community coalitions.

  2. Improve coalitions’ ability to identify and adopt tools, mechanisms and measures to evaluate the creation and implementation of the SPF.

  3. Adopt and disseminate practical information about evidence-based policies, practices and programs and assist coalitions with their selection and implementation of appropriate strategies.

  4. Provide education, training, and technical assistance for coalition leaders and community teams, with emphasis on issues regarding coalitions serving economically disadvantaged areas.

  5. Develop and disseminate evaluation tools, mechanisms, and measures to better assess and document coalition performance measures and outcomes.

This announcement addresses Healthy People 2010 focus area 26 (Substance Abuse).

Eligibility

Only an application from the organization named in the cover letter, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA),will be considered for funding under this announcement.  Section 4 of Public Law 107-82, as amended by Public Law 109-469 (21 U.S.C. 1521 note), provides that the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy shall make a directed grant to Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America to provide for the continuation of the National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute. 

CADCA is in a unique position to conduct the activities of the National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute and meet the objectives of this grant.  CADCA is a national organization that exists to support local community anti-drug coalitions in the United States and abroad.  For more than 14 years, coalitions and coalition leadership have turned to CADCA to obtain the assistance they need to mount, operate, and sustain effective local community anti-drug strategies.  The National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute will take advantage of the resources of multiple agencies located throughout the Federal, State and local governments, philanthropies, and universities to bring the best available knowledge, information, and technology to local community coalitions working to prevent and reduce drug use among the youth of America.

Award Information


Funding Mechanism: Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: Up to $2,000,000
Length of Project Period: Up to 5 years

A total of $2 million may be awarded each year for up to five years for this project.  This amount includes direct and indirect costs.  Your proposed budget cannot exceed the allowable amount in any year of the proposed project.  Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, your progress in meeting project goals and objectives, and timely submission of required data and reports.

Contact Information

For questions on program issues, contact:

Ivette Ruiz
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention           
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 4-1100
Rockville, Maryland 20857
(240) 276-1511
ivette.ruiz@samhsa.hhs.gov

For questions on grants management issues, contact:

Edna Frazier
Office of Program Services, Division of Grants Management          
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 7-1087
Rockville, Maryland 20857
(240) 276-1405
Edna.Frazier@samhsa.hhs.gov

Documents needed to complete a grant application:

Applications that are not submitted on the required application form will be screened out and will not be reviewed.

Download the complete Announcement No. SP-08-005

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You must respond to the requirements in the RFA in preparing your application.

PHS 5161-1 (revised July 2000): Includes the face page, budget forms and checklist. Applications that are not submitted on the required application form will be screened out and will not be reviewed.

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Additional Materials

For further information on the forms and the application process, see Useful Information for Applicants

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Last updated: 12/12/2008