Monday, May 27, 2002
$8 Million Available to Prevent Club Drug and Inhalant Abuse The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is announcing the availability of funds for grants to support infrastructure development and interventions to prevent the use of ecstasy and other club drugs, methamphetamine and inhalants. Approximately $4 million in funding will be available to fund 12 grants for infrastructure development and another $4 million will be available to fund 12 grants for prevention program interventions. Up to $350,000 in total costs will be awarded for one year. These grants will be divided between infrastructure development and interventions for Ecstasy and other club drugs; and infrastructure and interventions for methamphetamine and/or inhalants. SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) will administer the grants. WHO CAN APPLY: Units of state and local governments or Indian tribes and tribal organizations, and domestic private non-profit organizations, such as community-based organizations, managed care and other health care delivery systems, universities and colleges, faith-based organizations, city/county government units, local law enforcement agencies, as well as other public and nonprofit private entities may apply. HOW TO APPLY: The program announcement for prevention interventions is SP 02-001.The program announcement for prevention infrastructure is SP 02-002. Guidance for Applicants (GFA No. SP 02-001 and SP02-002) is available on SAMHSA's web site at www.samhsa.gov or by phone from SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information at 1-800-729-6686. APPLICATION DUE DATE: July 10, 2002.