FY 2003 Grant Opportunity
Grant Opportunities

Application Information:

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

Strengthening Communities in the Development of Comprehensive Drug and Alcohol Treatment Systems for Youth

Guidance for Applicants (GFA) No. TI03-002

Federal Register Notice: July 23, 2002

Receipt date: September 10, 2002

SAMHSA-CSAT is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2003 funds to assist communities in strengthening their drug and alcohol identification, referral and treatment systems for youth.
Who Can Apply: Public and domestic private non-profit entities such as units of State and local governments; Native Alaskan entities, Indian tribes and tribal organizations; and community-based organizations, including faith based organizations are eligible to apply.

While the applicant agency does not have to be a direct provider of substance abuse treatment services, substance abuse treatment providers must be involved in the proposed project. SAMHSA believes that only existing experienced and appropriately credentialed providers with demonstrated infrastructure and expertise will be able to provide services and to address emerging and unmet needs of youth and their families in a timely fashion, with state-of-the-art treatment interventions.

Additional Information

Approximately $2.0 million will be available to fund 3 to 4 cooperative agreements for FY 2003. The average award is expected to range from $500,000 to $750,000 per year in total costs (direct and indirect). Annual awards will be made for a period of up to 5 years, subject to continued availability of funds to SAMHSA/CSAT and progress achieved by the grantee.

For questions on program issues, contact:

  • Randolph Muck, M.Ed.
  • Team Leader/Public Health Advisor
  • Rockwall II, 7th Floor
  • 5600 Fishers Lane
  • Rockville, MD 20857
  • (301) 443-6574
  • E-Mail: rmuck@samhsa.hhs.gov
  • For questions on cooperative agreement management issues, contact:

  • Stephen Hudak
    Division of Grants Management, OPS
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    Rockwall II, 6th floor
    5600 Fishers Lane
    Rockville, MD 20857
    (301) 443-9666
    E-Mail: shudak@samhsa.hhs.gov

  • SAMHSA applications consist of three parts:
    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.

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    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 required for this GFA; click here for more information and to download a copy of the file.

     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 to download Forms PHS 5161 and SF-424.


    For further information on these forms and the application process, see Information on the Grant Application Process.


    For a printed copy of the grant announcement, including copies of all necessary forms, call National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI): 

    • 800-729-6686

    • 800-487-4889 TDD

    or e-mail: info@health.org


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