Continuation Grants

All discretionary grant continuation applications must be submitted electronically through If you are eligible for a continuation grant, you’ll receive a letter of notification in the mail addressed to your organization's business official.


Effective June 1, 2014, all SAMHSA Notice of Awards (NoAs) will be electronically mailed to the current Business Official’s address identified on the HHS Checklist form submitted with the application.

Hard copies of the NoAs will no longer be mailed via postal service.

What Current Grantees Should Expect

The Funding Opportunity Number for the SAMHSA continuation applications (except for Drug Free Communities Support Program grants) is “SAMHSACONTINUATION.”

Continuation Application Download Instructions: This information is not applicable to the Drug Free Communities grantees [DFC-R & M].

Supplementary Instructions for the Continuation Application Package

The Supplementary Instructions (PDF | 32 KB) provide specific information and instructions for completing and submitting a noncompeting continuation application package.

All applications for continuation grants must be submitted through The following forms and other documents are for informational purposes:

Sample Budgets

Following are sample budgets (excluding DFC-R & M):

Last Updated: 12/04/2014