FY 2003 Grant Opportunity
Grant Opportunities

Application Information:

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP II)

Guidance for Applicants (GFA) No. TI03-005

Federal Register Notice: July 23, 2002

Receipt date: September 10, 2002

SAMHSA-CSAT is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2003 funds to implement the Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP II). The goal of the Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP II) is to develop, design, deliver, and document peer-driven recovery support services that help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders.
Who Can Apply: Applicants may be domestic public and private nonprofit organizations, such as community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, universities, or units of State or local governments or Indian Tribes and tribal organizations. Consortia comprised of various types of eligible organizations are permitted; however, a single organization representing the consortium must be the applicant, the recipient of any award, and the entity responsible for satisfying the grant requirements. If proposing a consortia, a recovery community organization or members of the recovery community, including people in recovery and families/significant others, must have a lead role in the consortium and in the project.

Organizations that were funded under the 2001 Recovery Community Support Program Guidance Applications (TI-01-003) are not eligible to apply for funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2003.

Additional Information

Approximately $3 million will be available to fund approximately 8-9 awards.   Total costs (direct and indirect) will be funding up to $325,000 per year for a project period of up to 4 years. The total funds available and actual funding levels will depend on the receipt of an appropriation. Annual continuation of the award depends on the availability of funds and progress achieved. 

For questions on program issues, contact:

  • Catherine Nugent
    Recovery Community Services Program
    Division of State and Community Assistance
    Rockwall II Building, Suite 800
    5600 Fishers Lane
    Rockville, MD 20857
    (301) 443-2662
    E-Mail: cnugent@samhsa.hhs.gov

  • For questions on grants 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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