The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Prevention and Public Health Fund-2014 Campus Suicide Prevention (PPHF-2014) grants. The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive approach to preventing suicide in institutions of higher education. This program is designed to assist colleges and universities build a foundation for their efforts to prevent suicide attempts and completions and to enhance services for students with mental and substance use disorders that put them at risk for suicide and suicide attempts.
Funding for the grants is provided by the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF-2014).
SAMHSA anticipates that up to 14 awards will be made at up to $102,000 each year for up to three years. Actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.
WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education that have not previously been awarded a Campus Suicide Prevention grant. Tribal Colleges and Universities are eligible and encouraged to apply. See Section III-1 of the Request for Applications (RFA) for complete eligibility information.
HOW TO APPLY:You must go to both
and the SAMHSA website
to download the required documents you will need to apply for this SAMHSA grant.
Applicants must apply online through
. Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of the (RFA) for more information.
APPLICATION DUE DATE:
May 27, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (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.
Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Rosalyn Blogier at (240) 276-1842 or
. For questions on grants management issues contact Gwendolyn Simpson at (240) 276-1408 or
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.