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Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Program

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Short Title
IECMH
Initial Announcement
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
NOFO Number
SM-22-006
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 purpose of this program is to improve outcomes for children from birth up to 12 years of age by developing, maintaining, or enhancing infant and early childhood mental health promotion, intervention, and treatment services. These services are expected to include:

  • Programs for children at significant risk of developing, showing early signs of, or having been diagnosed with a mental illness, including serious emotional disturbance (SED) and/or symptoms that may be indicative of developing SED in children, including children with a history of in-utero exposure to substances such as opioids, stimulants, or other drugs that may impact development; and
  • Multigenerational therapy and other services that strengthen positive caregiving relationships.
Eligibility

Eligibility is statutorily limited to human services agencies or non-profit institutions.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism
Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding
$2,000,000
Anticipated Number of Awards
4 awards
Anticipated Award Amount
Up to $500,000 per year per award
Length of Project
Up to 5 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?
Yes

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $500,000 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

Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-2898
Caitlin.Fitzsimmons@samhsa.hhs.gov

Grants Management and Budget Issues

Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1400
FOACMHS@samhsa.hhs.gov

Last Updated

Last Updated: 04/20/2022