FY 2003 Grant Opportunity
Grant Opportunities

Application Information:

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

Targeted Capacity Expansion Initiatives for Substance Abuse Prevention (SAP) and HIV Prevention in Minority Communities:  Services Grants

Request for Applications (RFA) No. SP03-005

Receipt date: May 23, 2003

SAMHSA/CSAP is accepting applications for grants to help community-based organizations expand their capacity to provide and sustain effective, integrated substance abuse prevention and HIV prevention services in high risk minority communities disproportionately impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

About Minority Substance Abuse Prevention (SAP) and HIV Prevention Services Program Grants:

Who Can Apply:  Domestic public and private non-profit entities

Est. Funds for FY 2003: About $3.8 million

Est. No. of Awards: 10 to 14 ranging from $250,000 to $350,000 in total costs (direct and indirect)

Project Period: Up to 5 years depending on the availability of funds and progress achieved.

Program Contacts: 

For questions on program issues, contact:

Francis C. Johnson, M.S.W.
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Rockwall II, Suite 950
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
(301) 443-2332
E-Mail: fjohnson@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 Request for Applications (RFA)
provides details about the specific program. 

Click here to download Part I of this RFA in Microsoft Word.

"Plain Language" format

Click here to download Part I of this RFA in Adobe Acrobat

"Plain Language" format

2. "GFA Part II, General Policies and Procedures" gives standard provisions for SAMHSA applications.  The latest edition of Part II is always available by mail or for electronic downloading from this website. 

Click here for more information about SAMHSA's "General Policies and
Procedures," including downloadable files of the documents.

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