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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 2/6/2014 10:15 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $3 million in Recovery Community Services Program-Statewide Network grants


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Recovery Community Services Program-Statewide Network grants totaling up to $3 million over the course of a three-year period. The purpose of this program is to expand the capacity of addiction recovery community organizations (RCOs) through the development of an organized statewide network. In collaboration with other relevant groups, grantees will work to strengthen the voice of the larger addiction recovery community at the local and state levels.

SAMHSA expects that up to $1 million will be available each year to provide up to 10 grants of up to $100,000 per year for up to a three-year grant period. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

WHO CAN APPLY:  Eligibility is limited to RCOs that are domestic private nonprofit entities in states, territories or tribes.

HOW TO APPLY:  You must go to both http://www.grants.gov and the SAMHSA website http://beta.samhsa.gov/grants/applying to download the required documents you will need to apply for this SAMHSA grant.

Applications must be submitted through http://www.grants.gov . Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of this RFA for more information.

APPLICATION DUE DATE:  March 5, 2014 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time). Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review. Please review carefully Section IV-2 of the application announcement for submission requirements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Marsha Baker at (240) 276-1566 or Marsha.Baker@samhsa.hhs.gov . For questions on grants management issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240) 276-1412 or Eileen.Bermudez@samhsa.hhs.gov .

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.



Last updated: 2/6/2014 10:13 AM

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