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Resiliency In Communities After Stress and Trauma

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Short Title
ReCAST Program
Modified Announcement

Funding amount and number of awards revised

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
NOFO Number
SM-21-012
Posted on Grants.gov
Application Due Date
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number
93.243
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 (SAMHSA), Center for Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (Short Title: ReCAST Program) grants. The purpose of this program is to assist high-risk youth and families and promote resilience and equity in communities that have recently faced civil unrest through implementation of evidence-based, violence prevention, and community youth engagement programs, as well as linkages to trauma-informed behavioral health services. The goal of the ReCAST Program is for local community entities to work together in ways that lead to improved behavioral health, empowered community residents, reductions in trauma, and sustained community change.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are local municipalities (e.g., counties, cities, and local governments) in partnership with community-based organizations that have faced civil unrest within the past 24 months from the posting of this FOA.

Grant recipients that received their initial funding award under the Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma FOA (SM-17-009) in FY 2017 and 2018 are not eligible to apply.

The FY 2016 Appropriations included language that SAMHSA should prioritize funding grants from communities that have formed partnerships between key stakeholders including state and local governments (including multiple cities and counties if impacted); public or private universities and colleges; and non-profit community and faith- based organizations. Therefore, SAMHSA is limiting eligibility to local municipalities (e.g., counties, cities, and local governments) in partnership with community-based organizations that have faced civil unrest within the past 24 months from the posting of the FOA. SAMHSA believes that local municipalities are in the best position to implement a coordinated, public health approach that leads to improved behavioral health and sustained community change and to develop partnerships within the community that result in high-risk youth and their families having equitable access to resources and services.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism
Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding
$8,808,000
Anticipated Number of Awards
8
Anticipated Award Amount
$1,000,000 per year
Length of Project
Up to 5 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?
No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $1,000,000 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.

Contact Information
Program Issues

CAPT Maryann Robinson
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (240) 276-1883
RECASTFOAMHPB@samhsa.hhs.gov

Grants Management and Budget Issues

Corey Sullivan
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (240) 276-1213
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov

Last Updated

Last Updated: 06/13/2022