First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

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First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (Short Title: FR-CARA) Grants. SAMHSA will award FR-CARA funds to states, tribes and tribal organizations [as defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA)], and local governmental entities. Local governmental entities include, but are not limited to, municipal corporations, counties, cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, and townships. The purpose of this program is to allow first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. Recipients will train and provide resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and local governmental levels on carrying and administering a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. Recipients will also establish processes, protocols, mechanisms for referral to appropriate treatment and recovery communities, and safety around fentanyl, carfentanil, and other dangerous licit and illicit drugs. For the purposes of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA), first responders include firefighters, law enforcement officers, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, or other legally organized and recognized volunteer organizations that respond to adverse opioid related incidents.
Federal Grant Title: First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
Federal Agency Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis (HHS-SAMHS-SAMHSA)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: TI-19-004
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.243
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 6th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 6th, 2019
Posted Date: March 6th, 2019
Creation Date: March 6th, 2019
Archive Date: June 5th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $16,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $800,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 45
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 6th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are: • State governments; • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations; and • Local governmental entities including, but not limited to, municipal corporations, counties, cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, and townships. The eligibility for this grant program is statutorily defined in Section 546 of the Public Health Service Act. Current FR-CARA recipients who received funding in FY 2017 and FY 2018 under SP-17-005 are not eligible to apply.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
Grant Announcement Contact
Eileen Bermudez
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1412
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov
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