National Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Short Title: 
CoE-IECMHC
Initial Announcement
Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Information
FOA Number: 
SM-19-010
Posted on Grants.gov: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Application Due Date: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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 the application deadline. Comments from the Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after the application deadline.
Description

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 National Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (Short Title: CoE-IECMHC) grant. The purpose of this program is to advance the implementation of high quality infant and early childhood mental health consultation (IECMHC) across the nation through the development of tools, resources, training, and mentorship to the infant and early childhood mental health field. The primary goals of the CoE are to promote the healthy social and emotional development of infants and young children, and to prevent, to the greatest extent possible, the onset of serious emotional disturbance (SED). The CoE has been and will continue to be instrumental in helping states, tribes, and communities to support early childhood providers and help them to achieve their goals of healthy children and families, school readiness, and success in school and beyond.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities. For example:

  • Public or private universities and colleges.
  • Behavioral health care organizations.
  • National stakeholder organizations.
Award Information
Funding Mechanism: 
Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: 
$1,000,000
Anticipated Number of Awards: 
1
Anticipated Award Amount: 
Up to $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

Jennifer Oppenheim
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1862
Jennifer.oppenheim@samhsa.hhs.gov

Grants Management and Budget Issues

Gwendolyn Simpson
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1408
FOACMHS@samhsa.hhs.gov

Last Updated: 12/28/2018