Continuation applications are due no later than February 4, 2020. Recipients must submit a continuation application before SAMHSA can issue an award to fund the next budget period of the project. An email notification from eRA (sender: era-notify) regarding the continuation application submission will be sent to the Business Official and Project Director. Grant-specific details will be included in these notifications. A copy of this notification can be found on the “Status Information” page in eRA Commons. IMPORTANT: Continuation applications are for the upcoming budget period; therefore, do not include any carryover or supplemental funding associated with the current budget period. If you are in the final budget period of your project, a continuation application is not required. The continuation application can only be initiated and submitted through the eRA Commons system. You will need to have an active SAM.gov registration; submissions directly through Grants.gov are not supported and will not be accepted. Additional Guidance Attachment A: Continuation Application Package (PDF | 96 KB) – provides specific instructions regarding the continuation application. Attachment B: How to Submit Continuation Applications through eRA Commons (PDF | 2.2 MB) – provides instructions on how to access and submit the continuation application via eRA Commons. Additional Forms to Include in Your Submission Note: In eRA Commons, click "Add Optional Form" and select "Other Narrative Attachment" to upload the additional forms noted below: Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (PDF | 33 KB): Only required if there is a change in the Lobbying Status from the original submission. Charitable Choice Form SMA-170 (PDF | 23 KB): If the organization is not faith-based, indicate “Not Applicable” on the form and upload. SF-424A for Continuation Applications The following documents provide guidance on completing the SF-424A Form – Budget Information for matching and non-matching programs: Guidance on Completing the SF 424A Form – Budget Information - MATCH Not Required (PDF | 310 KB) Guidance on Completing the SF 424A Form – Budget Information - MATCH Required (PDF | 398 KB) Sample budgets that may be used to prepare the detailed budget and narrative justification: Sample Budget with Non-matching Funds (DOC | 47 KB) Sample Budget with Matching Funds (DOC | 57 KB) NOTE: Documents to be uploaded in the "Budget Narrative" tab in eRA Commons: Detailed Budget and Narrative Justification, OR Attestation Letter (Signed by the Authorized Organization Representative – AOR) Drug-Free Communities Drug-Free Communities (DFC) and Drug-Free Communities Mentoring (DFC-M) are not required to submit a Continuation Applications for the FY 2020 funding cycle at this time. Please disregard any prior notices received regarding the continuation application submission. More information on a new process is forthcoming. Resources Video on how to submit a Continuation Application (7 minutes) Roles in eRA Commons (PDF| 809 KB) Instructions on how to edit and delete a returned Continuation Application (PDF | 672 KB) Contacts eRA Service Desk for any technical questions regarding the application submission process. Grants Management Specialist for budget-related questions. Government Project Officer for programmatic questions.