Short Title: STR TAInitial AnnouncementFunding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) InformationFOA Number: TI-18-004Posted on Grants.gov: Friday, October 27, 2017Application Due Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2017Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 93.788Intergovernmental 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. DescriptionThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Centers for Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention are accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) Technical Assistance (TA) grant. This grant will be provided to a single entity who will serve as the central coordinating point for ensuring the requirements of this funding opportunity are met. Although there is a single grantee, applications including a consortia with other national allied professional associations are encouraged. The purpose of this program is to identify local physicians, other clinicians, and other providers, for example, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, peers and other healthcare professionals with expertise in treatment and in recovery services for opioid use disorders (OUDs). Based on a state, territory, or tribal nation’s assessed need, these providers will serve as the primary providers of federally supported TA for the program’s successful implementation. The goal of this TA is to ensure the provision of evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery support programs/services across the Opioid STR program. EligibilityEligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities. For example: Public or private universities and colleges Community- and faith-based organizations Professional guilds Award InformationFunding Mechanism: GrantAnticipated Total Available Funding: Up to $12,000,000 per yearAnticipated Number of Awards: 1Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $12,000,000 per yearLength of Project: Up to 2 yearsCost Sharing/Match Required?: NoProposed budgets cannot exceed $12,000,000 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. Funding estimates for this announcement are based on an annualized Continuing Resolution and do not reflect the final FY 2018 appropriation. Applicants should be aware that funding amounts are subject to the availability of funds. Contact InformationProgram IssuesFor questions about this FOA contact: OPIOIDSTRTA@samhsa.hhs.gov. Grants Management and Budget IssuesFor questions about this FOA contact: OPIOIDSTRTA@samhsa.hhs.gov.