First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grants (Short Title:
FR-CARA).

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 (FD&C Act) for emergency reversal 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 devices approved or cleared under the FD&C Act for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose.

Recipients will also establish processes, protocols, mechanisms for referral to appropriate treatment and recovery support services, and safety around fentanyl, carfentanil, and other dangerous licit and illicit drugs.
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis

Estimated Funding: $7,900,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grants

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are: (1) State governments; (2) Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations; and (3) 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.

Tribal organization means the recognized body of any AI/AN tribe; any legally established organization of AI/ANs which is controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by such governing body, or which is democratically elected by the adult members of the Indian community to be served by such organization and which includes the maximum participation of AI/ANs in all phases of its activities.

Consortia of tribes or tribal organizations are eligible to apply, but each participating entity must indicate its approval.

A single tribe in the consortium must be the legal applicant, the recipient of the award, and the entity legally responsible for satisfying the grant requirements.

Urban Indian Organization (UIO) (as identified by the Indian Health Service Office of Urban Indian Health Programs through active Title V grants/contracts) means a non-profit corporate body situated in an urban center governed by an urban Indian-controlled board of directors, and providing for the maximum participation of all interested Individuals and groups, which body is capable of legally cooperating with other public and private entities for the purpose of performing the activities described in 503(a) of 25 U .S.C.

§ 1603.

UIOs are not tribes or tribal governments and do not have the same consultation rights or trust relationship with the federal government.

FR-CARA grant recipients who received their initial funding in 2018 under the FR-CARA FOA (SP-17-005) are not eligible to apply.

FR-CARA grant recipients who received their initial funding in 2019 or 2020 under the FR-CARA FOA (TI-19-004) are not eligible to apply.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-21-009

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2021-03-19

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2021-06-16



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