Program Supplements for Minority Fellowship Program – Addiction Counselors

Short Title: 
Initial Announcement
Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Information
FOA Number: 
Posted on 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Application Due Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 
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 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), announces the availability of one-year supplemental funding to enable grantees from the fiscal year (FY) 2014 Now is the Time: Minority Fellowship Program-Addiction Counselors (Short Title: NITT-MFP-AC) cohort to expand/enhance grant activities required under the FY 2014 Request for Applications (RFA), TI-14-010. Information on this program may be found in the original funding announcement, available on the SAMHSA website at


Eligibility for this funding opportunity is limited to the current FY 2014 NITT-MFP-AC grantees, specifically the Association for Addiction Professionals (NADAAC) and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Eligibility is limited to these grantees because they have the established infrastructure, partnerships, and necessary knowledge and skills to rapidly implement the program, including expanding the pool of qualified MFP-AC eligible applicants. They are also able to facilitate the dissemination of information concerning the program’s goals and outcomes.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: 
Anticipated Total Available Funding: 
Anticipated Number of Awards: 
Up to two (2) awards
Anticipated Award Amount: 
Up to $485,500 for one (1) year
Length of Project: 
Up to one (1) year
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: 

Proposed budgets cannot exceed the allowable amount.

Funding estimates for this announcement are based on an annualized Continuing Resolution and do not reflect the final FY 2017 appropriation. Applicants should be aware that funding amounts are subject to the availability of funds.

Contact Information
Program Issues

Shannon Taitt
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Division of Service Improvement
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Grants Management and Budget Issues

Eileen Bermudez
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Application Materials

You must respond to the requirements in both the FOA PART I and PART II when preparing your application.

Useful Information for Applicants

Last Updated: 02/15/2017