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FY 2007 RFA Grant Application Information (RFA)

Application Information Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

Request for Applications (RFA) No. SM-07-016
Posting on Grants.gov: March 29, 2007
Receipt date: May 16, 2007
Announcement Type: Initial

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) No
.: 93.104

Key Dates:

Application Deadline

Applications are due by May 16, 2007.

Intergovernmental Review
(E.O. 12372)

Letters from 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 Mental Health Services announces the availability of funds for fiscal year (FY) 2007 to expand/enhance grant activities funded under the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families grant announcement.

The purpose of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program (CMHI) is to develop integrated home and community-based services and supports for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families by encouraging the development and expansion of enduring and effective systems of care. These program supplements are intended to augment the activities of the current cooperative agreements by strengthening innovative activities directed or primarily influenced by family members, youth and community advocates in the areas of policy development and service planning to improve outcomes for children, youth and families.

CMHI grants are authorized under Part E of Title V, Section 561 et. Seq. of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. This announcement addresses Healthy People 2010 focus area 18 (Mental Health and Mental Disorders).

Eligibility

Eligible applicants for this funding opportunity are limited by statute to entities currently receiving CMHI cooperative agreements and are specified in the cover letter. Eligibility is further limited to CMHI grantees currently funded under Request for Applications SM-02-002, SM-03-009 and SM-05-010 to maximize the effectiveness of the available funds. Existing grantees whose projects are already operational can more effectively use the funds to enhance their projects in certain priority areas.

Award Information

Funding Mechanism: Cooperative Agreement
Anticipated Total Available Funding: $800,000
Anticipated Number of Awards: 8
Anticipated Award Amount:

$100,000

Length of Project Period: 1 year

The estimated funding available is $1,858,000. Support for individual projects funded under this announcement is not to exceed $232,250 for this one-year supplemental program. This amount includes both direct and indirect costs. Proposed budgets cannot exceed the allowable amount. It is expected that approximately 8 projects will be funded.

Contact Information

For questions on program issues, contact:

Diane L. Sondheimer, Deputy Chief
Child, Adolescent and Family Branch
Division of Services and System Improvement
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 6-1043
Rockville, Maryland 20857
240-276-1922 Phone
240-276-1930 Fax
diane.sondheimer@samhsa.hhs.gov

Gary M. Blau, Ph.D., Chief
Child, Adolescent and Family Branch
Division of Services and System Improvement
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 6-1043
Rockville, Maryland 20857
240-276-1921 Phone
240-276-1930 Fax
gary.blau@samhsa.hhs.gov

For questions on grants management issues, contact:

Kimberly Pendleton
Office of Program Services, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 7-1097
Rockville, MD 20857
(240) 276-1421
kimberly.pendleton@samhsa.hhs.gov

Documents needed to complete a grant application:

Applications that are not submitted on the required application form will be screened out and will not be reviewed.

Download the complete Announcement No. SM-07-016

MS Word Format Download RFA in MS Word format
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You must respond to the requirements in the RFA in preparing your application.

PHS 5161-1 (revised July 2000): Includes the face page, budget forms and checklist. Applications that are not submitted on the required application form will be screened out and will not be reviewed.

Additional Materials

For further information on the forms and the application process, see Useful Information for Applicants

Additional materials available on this website include:

Last updated: 12/12/2007