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SAMHSA Accepting Applications for FY 2009 Jail Diversion and Trauma Recovery Grants with Program-Priority on Veterans
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is soliciting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2009 Jail Diversion and Trauma Recovery Program- Priority to Veterans grants. These grants are designed to address the needs of individuals with post traumatic stress disorder and trauma-related disorders involved in the justice system.
SAMHSA expects that approximately $11,830,000 in funding will be available to award up to 6 grants for up to 5 years. The average award amount is expected to be up to $394,000 annually. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds. The grants will be administered by SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS).
WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are the immediate office of the chief executive of a state (e.g., Governor), territory, District of Columbia; or other federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native Tribe or Tribal organizations. Grantees must provide 25% of the total costs of the grant project from other non-federal sources, made in cash or in kind fairly evaluated, including planned equipment or services.
HOW TO APPLY: Applications for No. SM-09-004 are available by calling SAMHSA’s Information Line at 1-877-SAMHSA7 [TDD: 1 800-487-4889] or by downloading the application at http://www.samhsa.gov/Grants/2009/sm_09_004.aspx . Applicants are encouraged to apply online using www.grants.gov.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact David Morrissette, Ph.D., LCSW at 240 276-1960 or at email@example.com. For questions on grants management issues contact Gwendolyn Simpson at (240) 276-1408 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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