SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 2/13/2013 10:00 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $15 million in Targeted Capacity Expansion Peer-to-Peer grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Targeted Capacity Expansion Peer-to-Peer grants totaling up to $15 million over the course of the three year period. The purpose of this program is to expand and enhance service capacity through the provision of addiction peer recovery support services for individuals with substance abuse disorders.

SAMHSA expects that up to $7 million will be available to provide up to 20 grants (14 for Recovery Community Organizations and six for Facilitating Organizations), at up to $250,000 per grantee, for the estimated project period of up to three years.  The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities.  See Section III-1 of this RFA for complete eligibility information.

HOW TO APPLY: You may request a complete application package from SAMHSA for TI-13-001 at 1-877-SAMHSA7 (726-4727) [TDD: 1-800-487-4889].  You may also download the required documents from the SAMHSA website at

Applicants are encouraged to apply online using

APPLICATION DUE DATE: March 15, 2013.  Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review.  Please review carefully Section IV-3 of the application announcement for submission requirements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Marsha Baker at (240)-276-1566 or .

For questions on grants management issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240)-276-1407 or .

SAMHSA is a public health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

Last updated: 2/13/2013 10:53 AM

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