National Consumer and Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Centers

Short Title: 
Consumer and Consumer Supporter TA Centers
Initial Announcement
Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Information
FOA Number: 
SM-20-001
Posted on Grants.gov: 
Friday, October 11, 2019
Application Due Date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 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 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 is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 National Consumer and Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Centers (Short Title: Consumer and Consumer Supporter TA Centers) grants. The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance to promote evidence-based care for adults with serious mental illnesses. These programs recognize the value of those with lived experience as a component of the treatment system. The entities responsible for providing technical assistance for this program may be either consumer or consumer supporter organizations.

Eligibility

Domestic public and private entities that meet the criteria for consumer or consumer supporter organizations.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: 
Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: 
$1,806,000
Anticipated Number of Awards: 
5
Anticipated Award Amount: 
Up to $361,200 per year
Length of Project: 
5 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: 
No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $361,200 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.

Funding estimates for this announcement are based on an annualized Continuing Resolution and do not reflect the final FY 2020 appropriation. Applicants should be aware that funding amounts are subject to the availability of funds.

Contact Information
Program Issues

Rachel Steidl
Community Support Branch
Division of Service and Systems Improvement
Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA
240-276-0625
Rachel.Steidl@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
FOACMHS@samhsa.hhs.gov

Last Updated: 10/22/2019