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Short Title: FR-CARA
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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

NOFO Number: TI-23-012

Posted on Grants.gov: Friday, January 13, 2023

Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

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 support first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose. Recipients will train and provide resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and local levels on carrying and administering a drug or device approved or cleared under the FD&C Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.

Eligibility

Eligibility for this program is statutorily limited to States, local governmental entities, and Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

Award Information

Funding Mechanism: Grant

Anticipated Total Available Funding: $17,200,000

Anticipated Number of Awards: 34

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $250,000 – $800,000 per year

Length of Project: Up to 4 years

Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $250,000 to $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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