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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 5/8/2014 10:30 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $67 million for the Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care Pilot Grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2014 Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care Pilot-Integration of HIV Prevention and Medical Care into Behavioral Health Programs grants. The purpose of this jointly funded program is to integrate care (behavioral health treatment, prevention, and HIV medical care services) for racial/ethnic minority populations at high risk for mental and substance use disorders and high risk for, or living with, HIV. The grant will fund programs that provide coordinated and integrated services through the co-location of behavioral health and HIV medical care.


SAMHSA anticipates that up to 33 awards will be made at up to $500,000 each year for up to four years. 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 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: June 4, 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.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Chana Rabiner at (240) 276-1875 or . For questions on grants management issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240) 276-1412 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.

Last updated: 5/8/2014 10:31 AM

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