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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 3/14/2013 10:30 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to nearly $54.6 million for Targeted Capacity Expansion grants for providing substance abuse treatment to minority women at high risk for HIV/AIDS (TCE-HIV: Minority Women grants)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for up to nearly $54.6 million in TCE-HIV: Minority Women grants over the next three years.  
The grant program will expand substance abuse treatment and HIV services for African American, Hispanic/Latina, and other racial/ethnic minority women (ages 18 years and older). People benefiting from these expanded services will include heterosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and previously incarcerated women who have substance use or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and are living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.  The services will also be provided to the women’s significant others.

SAMHSA expects that awards of up to $520,000 per year will be provided to up to 35 selected grantees for up to three years. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

WHO CAN APPLY : Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities. 

[See Section III-1 of the Request for Applications (RFA) for complete eligibility information.]

HOW TO APPLY : You may request a complete application package for RFA number TI-13-011 from SAMHSA at 1-877-SAMHSA7 [TDD: 1-800-487-4889]. You may also download the required documents at . Your application must be submitted through Please refer to Appendix B of the RFA, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications.”

APPLICATION DUE DATE : Applications are due by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on May 14, 2013.



For questions about program issues contact David C. Thompson at (240) 276-1623 or .


For questions on grants management and budget issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240) 276-1412 or .

SAMHSA is a public health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

Last updated: 3/14/2013 10:35 AM

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