SAMHSA Prevention Funds Focus on Youth, Minorities

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Admin.); Program: Capacity Building Initiative for Substance Abuse (SA) and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth and Young Adults (HIV CBI) (CFDA Number: 93.243) (Funding Opportunity Number: SP-16-004); Eligibility: Community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, middle and high schools, colleges and universities, health care delivery organizations, local governments and nonprofits; Funding: $4.9 million for 19 awards (no match required); Deadline: April 29.

Summary: These are capacity building grants. Funding supports projects that prevent and reduce the onset of substance abuse and transmission of HIV/AIDS among at-risk populations, including racial/ethnic minority youth and young adults, ages 13-24. SAMHSA is particularly interested in eliciting the interest of clinics/wellness centers and community-based providers.

Info: (NOFA); or Eileen Bermudez, 240/276-1412,

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