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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 3/11/2014 10:15 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $1.5 million for the Cooperative Agreement for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Cooperative Agreement for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health (HBCU-CFE) totaling up to $1.5 million over the course of a three-year period. The purpose of this program is to continue to enhance the effort to network the 105 HBCUs throughout the United States to promote behavioral health, expand campus service capacity, and facilitate workforce development. 

 

SAMHSA expects that up to $1.5 million will be available to provide up to one grant of up to $500,000 per year for up to three years. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

 

WHO CAN APPLY: The 105 nationally recognized Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) or a consortium of HBCUs with a lead college/university as the applicant.

 

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:  April 7, 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 Cynthia Graham at (240) 276-1692 or Cynthia.Graham@samhsa.hhs.gov or Crystal Saunders at (240) 276-1117 or Crystal.Saunders@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: 3/11/2014 10:21 AM

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