New SAMHSA FOA Announcement: Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grants)

Good afternoon,

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently released a grant funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled, “Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grants”. The short title for this program is “AWARE-SEA” and applications are due no later than Monday, April 20, 2020!  Please share it with your colleagues and tribal stakeholders.  Information on the FOA is below and the link for additional information is https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sm-20-016.

*         FOA Number: SM-20-016
*         Application Due Date: Monday, April 20, 2020
*         Purpose:  SAMHSA expects that this program will focus on partnerships and collaboration between state and local systems to promote the healthy development of school-aged youth and prevent youth violence.
*         Eligibility:  Education Agencies/Authorities serving children and youth residing in federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes, tribal organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations.
*         Anticipated Total Available Funding:  $31,492,000
*         Anticipated Number of Awards: 17 (At least 3 awards will be made to Tribal Education Agencies/Authorities pending sufficient application volume from these groups).
*         Anticipated Award Amount:  From $1,800,000 per year
*         Length of Project:  Up to 5 years
*         Cost Sharing/Match Required?:  No

Thank you,
Sharece Tyer

Sharece N. Tyer, MBA, MS
Public Health Analyst
Office of the Assistant Secretary
Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs
Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy
Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18E09C
Rockville, MD  20857
Tel: (240) 276-2432
Email: Sharece.Tyer@samhsa.hhs.gov

DOJ COPS Grant Funding Opportunities

COPS Hiring Program (CHP)

The 2020 COPS Hiring Program is a competitive grant program designed to advance public safety through community policing by addressing the full-time sworn officer needs of state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies nationwide. CHP provides funds directly to law enforcement agencies to hire new or rehire existing career law enforcement officers and to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts. All local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies that have primary law enforcement authority are eligible to apply.

Applications are due by March 11, 2020 at 7:59 PM EDT.

Please click here for more information on the 2020 COPS Hiring Program.

Community Policing Development (CPD) Microgrants Program

The 2020 Community Policing Development Microgrants Program is a competitive grant program designed to advance the practice of community policing by providing funding to local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies. Applicants are invited to propose demonstration or pilot projects to be implemented in their agency that offer creative ideas to advance crime fighting, community engagement, problem solving, or organizational changes to support community policing in one of the following ten areas:

  1. Hate Crimes
  2. Human Trafficking
  3. Meeting Rural Law Enforcement Challenges
  4. Officer Safety and Wellness
  5. Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention
  6. School Safety
  7. Staffing and Allocation Studies
  8. Victim-Centered Approaches
  9. Violent Crime
  10. Youth Engagement

Applications are due by March 11, 2020 at 7:59 PM EDT.

Please click here for more information on the 2020 Community Policing Development Microgrants Program.

Grant Announcement: Tribal Opioid Response Grants

Grant Announcement
Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grants

Application Due Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

SEE FULL GRANT INFORMATION

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Tribal Opioid Response grants (Short Title: TOR). The program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). The intent is to reduce unmet treatment need and opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and/or recovery activities for OUD.

Eligibility
Federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may elect to apply as part of a consortia or in partnership with urban Indian organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may only be included in one grant application.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: $35,985,372
Anticipated Number of Awards: 163
Anticipated Award Amount: See Appendix K
Length of Project: 2 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction

Application information available online at:
https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-18-009

Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 Targeted Capacity Expansion:  Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (Short Title:  MAT-PDOA) grants.  The purpose of this program is to expand/enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for persons with an opioid use disorder (OUD) seeking or receiving MAT.  This program’s focus is on funding organizations and tribes/tribal organizations within states identified as having the highest rates of primary treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita and includes those states with the most dramatic increases for heroin and opioids, based on SAMHSA’s 2015 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS).  The desired outcomes include:  1) an increase in the number of individuals with OUD receiving MAT 3) a decrease in illicit opioid drug use and prescription opioid misuse at six-month follow-up.

MAT using one of the FDA-approved medications for the maintenance treatment of opioid use disorder (methadone, buprenorphine/naloxone products/buprenorphine products including sublingual tablets/film, buccal film, and extended release, long-acting injectable buprenorphine formulations and injectable naltrexone) is a required activity of the program.  MAT is to be provided in combination with comprehensive OUD psychosocial services, including, but not limited to: counseling, behavioral therapies, Recovery Support Services (RSS), and other clinically appropriate services required for individuals to achieve and maintain abstinence from opioids.

Grants Available For Native American Tribes and Organizations

Below is a link to download an Excel Spreadsheet that contains all current grant opportunities from grants.gov, for Native American Tribes and Organizations.  To get full information on an opportunity, copy the “opportunity number” from the spreadsheet and use the search utility at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html.

 

DOWNLOAD COMPLETE GRANT OPPORTUNITY LIST (Excel Spreadsheet)

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