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Funding Available for 65 Targeted Capacity Expansion Grants for Substance Abuse Treatment and HIV/AIDS ServicesThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is soliciting applications to enhance and expand substance abuse treatment and /or outreach and pretreatment services in conjunction with HIV/AIDS services in African American, Hispanic, and other racial ethnic communities severely affected by substance abuse and HIV/AIDS. All awards will be subject to the availability of funds.
Annual awards amounts are expected to be about $500,000 per year in total costs for treatment services and $400,000 for outreach and pretreatment services for up to five years. The actual amounts may vary, depending on the availability of these funds. The grants will be awarded by SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.
WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities such as state and local governments; federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, public or private universities and colleges and community and faith-based organizations may apply. The statutory authority for this program prohibits grants to for-profit agencies. TCE/HIV grantees in the FY2003 and FY2006 cohorts are ineligible for this program.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants for No. TI-07-004 are available by calling SAMHSA’s Clearinghouse at 1-800-729-6686, or by downloading from www.grants.gov or www.samhsa.gov. Applicants are encouraged to apply on line using www.grants.gov.
APPLICATION DUE DATE: Applications must be received by February 28, 2007.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions on program issues should contact David Thompson at 240-276-1623 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions on grants management issues, contact Kimberly Pendleton at 240-276-1421 or Kimberly.email@example.com.
This program is being announced prior to the FY 2007 appropriation for SAMHSA’s programs, with funding estimates based on the President’s budget request for FY 2007. Applications are invited based on the assumption that sufficient funds will be appropriated for FY 2007 to permit funding of a reasonable number of applications solicited. All applicants are reminded, however, that we cannot guarantee that sufficient funds will be appropriated to permit SAMHSA to fund any applications.
SAMHSA is a public health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. The agency is responsible for improving the accountability, capacity and effectiveness of the nation's substance abuse prevention, addictions treatment, and mental health services delivery system.
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