Grant Opportunity

Grant Opportunities

Application Information:

SAMHSA-wide (CMHS, CSAP, CSAT) Conference Grant Program

Guidance for Applicants (GFA) No. PA 98-090


The purpose of the Conference Grant Program is to support up to 75 percent (to a maximum of $50,000) of the total direct costs of domestic conferences developed for knowledge synthesis and dissemination. The goal of SAMHSA's knowledge synthesis and dissemination activities is to improve the quality of the Nation's substance abuse and mental health treatment and prevention services and systems. Conferences supported will involve coordinating, exchanging and dissemination knowledge to improve the provision of effective treatment, recovery, early intervention, and prevention services for individuals who suffer from, or are at risk for, problems related to mental illness and/or substance abuse. This program is sponsored by SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). 

Applications may be submitted by public and domestic private nonprofit and for-profit entities. An individual is not eligible to receive grant support for a conference.

Status: Open
Final Receipt Date: September 10, 2002

Please see announcement for further information.

1. "Part I—Programmatic Guidance" of the Guidance for Applicants (GFA) provides details about the specific program.

Click here to download Part I of this GFA in WordPerfect 6/7/8.

Click here to download Part I of this GFA in Adobe Acrobat.

2. "GFA Part II" gives standard provisions for SAMHSA applications.  However, not all GFAs require Part II.  The latest edition of Part II is always available by mail or for electronic downloading from this website. 

GFA Part II is not required for this GFA

3. SAMHSA applications require forms PHS 5161 and SF-424.  These forms are available online from the Program Support Center of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 

Click here for to download Forms PHS 5161 and SF-424.

For further information on these forms and the application process, see the Assistance with Grant Applications section of this website.

For a complete application kit, including Parts I and II and application forms, call the CMHS Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN):

  • 800-789-2647

  • 800-443-9006 TTY

  • 301-984-8796 FAX

or the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)

  • 800-729-6686
  • 800-487-4889 TDD
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