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Cooperative Agreement for the Hispanic/Latino Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

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Short Title: Hispanic/Latino CoE
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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

NOFO Number: FG-23-002

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023

Application Due Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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.


The purpose of this program is to establish a Center of Excellence (CoE) to advance the behavioral health equity of Hispanic/Latino communities. It is expected that the recipient will (1) develop and disseminate culturally informed, evidence-based behavioral health information); (2) provide training and technical assistance (TTA) on evidence-based and best practices in mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment and recovery from mental health and substance use disorders (SUD); and (3) expand the behavioral health workforce for Hispanic and Latino communities.


Eligible applicants are States, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in Section 5304 of Title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.

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Funding Mechanism: Cooperative Agreement

Anticipated Total Available Funding: Up $1,125,000

Anticipated Number of Awards: One (1)

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $1,125,000 per year per award

Length of Project: Up to five years

Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $1,125,000 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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