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SAMHSA Funding Opportunity

From: Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy (SAMHSA/CSAP) <> Sent: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:29 PM Subject: New SAMHSA FOA Announcement: Circles of Care Importance: High

Good afternoon,

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently released a grant funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled, “Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities”. The short title for this program is “Circles of Care” and applications are due no later than

Monday, March 9, 2020! Please share it with your colleagues and tribal stakeholders. Information on the FOA is below and the link for additional information is

  • FOA Number: SM-20-010

  • Application Due Date: Monday, March 9, 2020

  • Purpose: The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, evidence and community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health for children, youth, and families.

  • Eligibility: Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes; Urban Indian Organizations; Consortia of tribes or tribal organizations; and Tribal colleges and universities (as identified by the American Indian Education Consortium).

  • Anticipated Total Available Funding: $5,492,314

  • Anticipated Number of Awards: 17

  • Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $310,000 per year

  • Length of Project: Up to three years

  • Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Thank you,


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


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