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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 2/10/2014 9:30 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to more than $13.1 million in Circle of Care VI grants for American Indian /Alaskan Native communities

 
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Circle of Care VI grants for American Indian /Alaskan Native communities grants totaling up to $13.1 million over three years. The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban American Indian and Alaskan Native communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based coordinated system of care approach to support mental health and wellness for children, youth, and families.
 
SAMHSA expects that grants of up to $398,000, for each year for up to three years will be provided to up to 11 selected grantees. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.
 
WHO CAN APPLY: Indian tribes and tribal organizations, Tribal colleges and universities and Urban Indian organizations. See Section III-1 of the Request for Applications (RFA) for complete eligibility information.
 
HOW TO APPLY: You may request a complete application package from SAMHSA for SM-14-003 at 1-877-SAMHSA7 (726-4727) [TDD: 1-800-487-4889]. You also may download the required documents from the SAMHSA website at http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/apply.aspx.
 
Applicants must apply online through http://www.Grants.gov.
 
APPLICATION DUE DATE: March 7, 2014. Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact R. Andrew Hunt at (240)-276-1926 or Andrew.hunt@samhsa.hhs.gov. For questions on grants management issues contact Gwendolyn Simpson at (240)-276-1408 or gwendolyn.simpson@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: 2/10/2014 9:56 AM

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