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First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Support Services Act Grant

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Short Title: FR-CARA
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Revisions to Appendix A (Section 1) regarding the new Unique Entity Identifier.

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

NOFO Number: TI-22-008

Posted on Grants.gov: Friday, February 04, 2022

Application Due Date: Tuesday, April 05, 2022

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 provide resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and other government levels to train, carry and administer Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) approved drugs and devices for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose. Recipients will be expected to establish processes, protocols, and mechanisms for: (1) referral to appropriate treatment and recovery support services support services, and (2) safety around fentanyl, carfentanil, and other dangerous licit and illicit drugs. The population of focus are: 1) populations disproportionately impacted (relative to national averages) by opioid use as evidenced by high rates of opioid and other drug-related overdose, 2) primary treatment admissions, and 3) overdose rates. Applicant organizations must also demonstrate that their population of focus is underserved as demonstrated by a lack of accessibility to treatment providers, emergency medical services, and recovery and other psychosocial support services.

Eligibility

Eligibility for this grant program is statutorily limited (Section 546A of the Public Health Service Act [42 USC 290ee-1], as amended) to the following entities:

  • State governments;
  • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations; and
  • Local governmental entities including, but not limited to, municipal corporations, counties, cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, and townships.

Award Information

Funding Mechanism: Grant

Anticipated Total Available Funding: $12,000,000

Anticipated Number of Awards: 21 awards

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $250000 – $800000 per year

Length of Project: Up to 4 years

Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $250,000 – $800,000 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.

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