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Training Events, Webinars, and Reference Materials for SAMHSA Grant Applicants and Grantees

Upcoming Webinars

Two webinars are scheduled for February 23 and March 7, 2023 to highlight valuable information in Developing a Competitive SAMHSA Grant Application Manual. View webinar announcement (PDF | 135 KB).


SAMHSA periodically presents live webinar trainings in coordination with NIH eRA for applicants and grant recipients. Live trainings are announced on this page and related pages within the SAMHSA grants website. Grantees are notified via email and webinar presentations are posted, as are guidance materials such as videos and reference sheets.

The following reference materials and videos provide guidance for applicants and grantees:

How to Apply for a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

This webinar provides information on how to submit applications to SAMHSA using NIH’s eRA System, including application and registration processes, requirements and validations, and the post-submission process.

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How to Respond to Terms and Conditions in the Notice of Award

The purpose of this video is to provide SAMHSA grantees a brief overview of Terms and Conditions in eRA Commons, and how to respond to tracked terms and conditions listed in your Notice of Award. 

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Reporting Requirements: Completing the Annual Federal Financial Report (FFR) (SF-425)

The purpose of this recording is to show the basic functionality for completing and submitting an FFR in eRA Commons.

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How to Apply for Continuing Funding

The purpose of this recording is to guide SAMHSA grantees on how to submit a non-competing continuation and respond to additional materials requested by SAMHSA during the review.

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How to Submit a Post Award Amendment for Discretionary Grants

The purpose of this video is to show SAMHSA grantees how to initiate a post award amendment application within the eRA Commons system, how to fill out or access in-progress applications, how to submit their applications, and how to track their submitted applications.

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How to Respond to a SAMHSA Request for Additional Materials

The purpose of this video is to provide a guide for grantees on how to respond to Requests for Additional Materials, or RAMs, that SAMHSA may initiate on Post Award Amendment applications or Continuation applications.

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How to Initiate and Respond to Messages in eRA

The purpose of this video is to provide a reference for SAMHSA grantees on what two-way correspondence is and how they can use it.

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How to Submit Closeout Documentation via eRA Commons

The purpose of this video is to show SAMHSA grantees how to submit Closeout documentation in eRA Commons.

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eRA Grants Contact

Need Help? Contact Us

Budget and grant-specific questions: Contact your assigned Grants Management Specialist (GMS)

Program-related questions: Contact your assigned Grants Project Officer (GPO)

General questions: Call SAMHSA's Division of Grants Management at 240-276-1400

Submitting applications questions: Contact the Helpdesk at

Technical questions: Contact the eRA Service Desk

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Last Updated: 02/06/2023

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