FY 2001 Grant Opportunity

Grant Opportunities

Application Information:

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

Cooperative Agreements to Develop, Implement, Stabilize, and Document Models of Comprehensive Programs to Support Transition to Adulthood and Independent Living for Youth with Serious Emotional Disturbances or Serious Mental Illnesses

Guidance for Applicants (GFA) No. SM 02-003

Receipt date: April 11, 2002

Partnerships for Youth Transition will fund cooperative agreements to develop, implement, stabilize, and document models of comprehensive programs to help support youth with serious emotional disturbances or serious mental illnesses as they enter the period of emerging adulthood. Approximately $2 million will be available annually to support a total of 4-5 awards for up to $500,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect) each for four years.
For more information, go to Questions & Answers for Partnerships for Youth Transition

SAMHSA applications consist of three parts:
1. "Part I: Programmatic Guidance" of the Guidance for Applicants (GFA) provides details about the specific program.

Click here to download Part I of this GFA in WordPerfect 6/7/8.

Click here to download Part I of this GFA in Adobe Acrobat.

2. "GFA Part II" gives standard provisions for SAMHSA applications.  However, not all GFAs require Part II.  The latest edition of Part II is always available by mail or for electronic downloading from this website. 

GFA Part II is required for this GFA; click here for more information and to download a copy of the file.

3. SAMHSA applications require forms PHS 5161 and SF-424.  These forms are available online from the Program Support Center of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 

Click here to download Forms PHS 5161 and SF-424.


For further information on these forms and the application process, see Information on the Grant Application Process.


For a complete application kit, including Parts I and II, Call the CMHS Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN):

  • 800-789-2647

  • 800-443-9006 TTY

  • 301-984-8796 FAX


This page was last updated on 27 March, 2002
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