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SAMHSA Conference Grant Program: FR Notice

Guidance for Applicants (GFA) No. PA98-090

The following notice was published in the Federal Register on July 5, 2002.

SUMMARY: This notice is to inform the public that the last receipt date for applications under SAMHSA Program Announcement No. PA-98-090, SAMHSA Knowledge Dissemination Conference Grants (Short Title: SAMHSA Conference Grants) will be September 10, 2002. A new program announcement for conference grants will be published soon after that date.

Conference Grants fund up to 75 percent of the total direct costs of domestic conferences that are of national significance to consumer and provider services oriented constituency groups for the purpose of advancing the mental health and substance abuse fields through knowledge synthesis and dissemination. Each of the three centers participate when funding is available. Awards range from a minimum of $25,000 to a maximum of $50,000 in total costs.

Information about the program and the full text of the current PA-98-090 conference grant announcement can be obtained from:

The CMHS Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) at: 


Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., EST

Write: P.O. Box 42490

Washington, DC 20015


The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information at:


Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., EST

Write: P.O. Box 2345

Rockville, MD 20847-2345


For questions concerning Program issues, please contact:

For Mental Health Topics:

David Morissette, DSW

Center for Mental Health Services


5600 Fishers Lane, Rm 11C-22

Rockville, MD 20857



For Substance Abuse Treatment Topics:

Kim Plavsic

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment


5515 Security Lane, Suite 840

Rockville, MD  20852



For Substance Abuse Prevention Topics:

Boris R. Aponte, Ph.D., CHES
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

5515 Security Lane, Suite 800

Rockville, MD  20852




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