How to apply...
Applications must comply with the following requirements, or they will be screened out and will not be reviewed: Use of the PHS 5161-1 application; Application submission requirements in Section IV-3 of this document; and Formatting requirements provided in Section IV-2.4 of this document. Applicants may request a complete application kit by calling SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) at 1-800-729-6686. Applicants also may download the required documents from the SAMHSA Web site at www.samhsa.gov. Click on "grant opportunities." PHS 5161-1 (revised July 2000)-Includes the face page, budget forms, assurances, certification, and checklist. Applicants must use the PHS 5161-1. Applications not submitted on the PHS 5161-1 will be screened out and will not be reviewed. Request for Applications (RFA)-Includes instructions for the grant application. This document is the RFA.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.