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 via email to your designated 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 Know

The Funding Opportunity Number for the SAMHSA continuation applications (except for Drug Free Communities Support Program grants) is “SAMHSACONTINUATION2016.”

Continuation Application Download Instructions (PDF | 3.1 MB): This information is not applicable to the Drug Free Communities grantees [DFC-R & M].

*Please review the “Attestation Letter or Detailed Budget and Narrative Justification” instructions in the Continuation Letter, prior to completing the budget.

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:

Last Updated: 01/19/2016