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Grants for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances

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Short Title: System of Care (SOC) Expansion and Sustainability Grants
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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

NOFO Number: SM-21-004

Posted on Grants.gov: Friday, December 04, 2020

Application Due Date: Friday, February 05, 2021

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 93.104

Intergovernmental Review (E.O. 12372): Applicants must comply with E.O. 12372 if their state(s) participates. Review process recommendations from the State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.

Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS) / Single State Agency Coordination: Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.

Description

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Grants for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances (Short title: System of Care (SOC) Expansion and Sustainability Grants). The purpose of this program is to improve the mental health outcomes for children and youth, birth through age 21, with serious emotional disturbances (SED), and their families. This program will support the implementation, expansion, and integration of the SOC approach by creating sustainable infrastructure and services that are required as part of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and their Families Program (also known as the Children’s Mental Health Initiative or CMHI).

Eligibility

Eligibility is limited to public entities which refers to the following:

  • State governments and territories (i.e., the District of Columbia; the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; the Northern Mariana Islands; the Virgin Islands; Guam; American Samoa; the Republic of Palau; the Federated States of Micronesia; and the Republic of the Marshall Islands);
  • Governmental units within political subdivisions of a state (e.g., county, city, town);
  • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and tribal organizations, as defined in Section 5304(b) and Section 5304(c) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

Recipients who received funding in 2018 under SM-17-001 or under SM-19-009 or SM-20-007 are not eligible to apply for funding under this FOA.

Award Information

Funding Mechanism: Grant

Anticipated Total Available Funding: $15,030,147

Anticipated Number of Awards: 5-15 (at least 2 awards will be made to tribes/tribal organizations pending sufficient application volume from these groups.)

Anticipated Award Amount: Anticipated Award Amount From $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 per year

Length of Project: Up to 4 years

Cost Sharing/Match Required?: Yes

Proposed budgets cannot exceed ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­$1,000,000 or $3,000,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project.  Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

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