[Tribal-drug-courts] Tribal Behavioral Health Grant (Short Title: Native Connections)

Lauren van Schilfgaarde Lauren at tlpi.org
Tue Jan 10 11:49:29 CST 2017

SAMHSA recently announced a new cohort of Tribal Behavioral Health Grant program awards this year.  The purpose of this program is to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance use, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) young people up to and including age 24.

Please see the Funding Opportunity Announcement details below and share it with those that are interested in applying:

Funding Opportunity Title:

Tribal Behavioral Health Grant (Short Title: Native Connections)

Funding Opportunity Number:


Due Date for Applications:

March 9, 2017

Anticipated Total Available Funding:

$6.4 million

Estimated Number of Awards:


Estimated Award Amount:

Up to $200,000 per year.

Cost Sharing/Match Required


Length of Project Period:

Up to 5 years

Eligible Applicants:

American Indian/Alaska Native tribes, tribal organizations, consortia of tribes or tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations.
[See Section III-1 of the FOA for complete eligibility information.]

Additional Details:

the full FOA at: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sm-17-005.

Thank you,

Sharece N. Tyer, MBA, MS
Public Health Analyst
Office of Policy, Planning and Innovation
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 at samhsa.hhs.gov<mailto:Sharece.Tyer at samhsa.hhs.gov>
Have inquiries? Send them to:  otap at samhsa.hhs.gov<mailto:otap at samhsa.hhs.gov>

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