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FY 2011 Grant Request for Applications (RFA)

Projects to Deliver Peer-to-Peer Recovery Support Services (Short Title: Recovery Support Community Services Program - RCSP)

Initial Announcement

Request for Applications (RFA) No. TI-11-016
Posting on Grants.gov: June 24, 2011
Original Receipt date: July 25, 2011
Announcement Type: Initial

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) No.: 93.243

Key Dates

Application Deadline Applications are due by July 25, 2011
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.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2011 Recovery Community Services Program grants.  The purpose of this program is to deliver peer-to-peer recovery support services that help prevent relapse and promote sustained recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders.  Successful applicants will provide peer-to-peer recovery support services that are responsive to community needs and strengths, and will carry out a performance assessment of these services.

Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP) grants are authorized under section 509 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended.  This announcement addresses Healthy People 2020 Substance Abuse Topic Area HP 2020-SA.

Eligibility

Eligibility is limited to the eight organizations funded in the FY 2007 cohort of the RCSP program.  Since funding is available for only one year, it is imperative that eligible organizations have in place the demonstrated experience, expertise, and infrastructure to perform the work outlined in this announcement.  Only these eight organizations are in a position to quickly and effectively initiate the activities required by this grant.

Award Information

Funding Mechanism: Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: $2.2 million
Anticipated Number of Awards: 8
Anticipated Award Amount:

Up to $274,000

Length of Project Period: 1 year

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $274,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project.  

Contact Information

For questions about program issues contact:

Marsha Baker
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 5-1124
Rockville, Maryland 20857
(240) 276-1566
marsha.baker@samhsa.hhs.gov

For questions on grants management and budget issues contact:

Love Foster-Horton
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 7-1095
Rockville, Maryland 20857
(240) 276-1653
love.foster-horton@samhsa.hhs.gov

Documents Needed to Complete a Grant Application

1. REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS (RFA)

YOU MUST RESPOND TO THE REQUIREMENTS IN THE RFA IN PREPARING YOUR APPLICATION.

2. GRANT Application Package

YOU MUST USE THE FORMS IN THE APPLICATION PACKAGE TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION.

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: 06/24/2011