FY 2003 Grant Opportunity
Grant Opportunities

Application Information:

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

Cooperative Agreements for the Centers for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPTs)

Request for Applications (RFA) No. SP03-002

Federal Register Notice: January 3, 2003

Receipt date: March 10, 2003

The CAPTs are SAMHSA/CSAP’s primary knowledge application and capacity expansion program supporting CSAP’s mission to bring effective substance abuse prevention to every community. CAPTs form the cornerstone of CSAP’s efforts to move science into services. Under the guidance of CSAP, the CAPTs work to expand the capacity of the substance abuse prevention field through the application of effective evidence/science-based programs, practices, and policies within every State prevention service system and community.  To accomplish this, the CAPTs provide their clients with timely and effective technical assistance, training, dissemination, and communication services that increase the transfer and application of substance abuse prevention knowledge and skills

About 2003 CAPTs Cooperative Agreements:

Who Can Apply?  Public and domestic private non-profit entities (e.g., universities, faith-based organizations, etc.). 

It is required that applicants have offices physically located within the CAPT region to be served. 

Est. Funds for FY 2003: Approximately $8 million 

Est. No. of Awards:  Five, with annual award at $1.5 million in total costs (direct and indirect). 

Project Period: Up to 5 years, with annual continuations depending on availability of funds

Program Contact: 

For questions on program issues, contact:

Jon Rolf, Ph.D.
Rockwall II, Room 800
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
(301) 443-0380; FAX (301) 443-7072

E-Mail: jrolf@samhsa.hhs.gov

For questions on cooperative agreement management issues, contact:

Stephen Hudak
Division of Grants Management, OPS
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Rockwall II, 6th floor
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
(301) 443-9666
E-Mail: shudak@samhsa.hhs.gov

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

Click here to download Part I of this RFA in Microsoft Word.

"Plain Language" format

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

"Plain Language" format

2. "GFA Part II, General Policies and Procedures" gives standard provisions for SAMHSA applications.  The latest edition of Part II is always available by mail or for electronic downloading from this website. 

Click here for more information about SAMHSA's "General Policies and
Procedures," including downloadable files of the documents.

 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 printed copy of the grant announcement, including copies of all necessary forms, call National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI): 

  • 800-729-6686

  • 800-487-4889 TDD

or e-mail: info@health.org


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