Block Grants for Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse
To provide financial assistance to States and Territories to support projects for the development and implementation of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation activities directed to the diseases of alcohol and drug abuse.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Fiscal Year 2016
60 awards will be made. 60 awards were made.Fiscal Year 2017
60 awards will be made.Fiscal Year 2018
60 awards made.Fiscal Year 2019
It is estimated 58 awards will be made.Fiscal Year 2020
It is estimated 58 awards will be made.
XIX, Part B - Block Grants Regarding Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Section 1921 - 1935, 1941-1956
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
State and U.S. Territory Governments; or Tribal Organizations. NOTE: Only the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians is eligible for direct award of Block Grants for Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse Funds, per the PHS Act.
Recipients of State and U.S. Territory Governments; or Tribal Organizations. NOTE: Only the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians is eligible for direct award of Block Grants for Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse Funds, per the PHS Act.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Portions of 2 CFR 200/45 CFR Part 75 applies to this program. The Chief Executive Officer of the State, Territory, or Tribal Organization (limited to the Red Lake Band of the Chippewa) must apply annually for an allotment.
Grant awards are issued directly by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to the designated State Agency, Territory, or Tribal organization (limited to the Red Lake Band of the Chippewa).
October 1, 2016 The application is due no later than October 1 of the fiscal year for which SABG funding is being requested.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days. Synar Report is due by December 31, 2016.
How are proposals selected?
Applications must fulfill statutory and Federal regulations and regulatory requirements. For information on statutory and Federal regulations requirements contact John J. Campbell, Division of State and Community Assistance, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, SAMHSA, HHS, Phone: (240) 276-2891, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used at the discretion of the States to achieve the statutory objectives, including the fulfillment of certain requirements. Not less than 20 percent of the funds shall be spent for programs for individuals who do not require treatment for substance abuse, but to educate and counsel such individuals and to provide for activities to reduce the risk of such abuse by the individuals by developing community-based strategies for prevention of such abuse, including the use of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products by individuals to whom it is unlawful to sell or distribute such beverages or products. States shall expend not less than 5 percent of the grant to increase (relative to fiscal year 1994) the availability of treatment services designed for pregnant women and women with dependent children (either by establishing new programs or expanding the capacity of existing programs). In addition, a State that has a rate of acquired immune deficiency syndrome in excess of the rate stipulated at 42 USC 300A-24(b) must expend the portion of its block grant specified by 300A-24(b) for HIV early intervention services as defined by the PHS Act. States must require programs of treatment for intravenous drug abuse to admit individuals into treatment within 14 days after making such a request or 120 days of such a request, if interim services are made available within 48 hours. States will provide, directly or through arrangements with other public or nonprofit entities, tuberculosis services such as counseling, testing, treatment, and early intervention services for substance abusers at risk for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease. Other statutory requirements also apply. Up to 5 percent of grant funds may be used for administering the grant.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
This program is subject to 45 CFR Part 75, Subpart F - Audit requirements and has a compliance supplement.
Each State must maintain records which are consistent with their State laws and requirements.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Title XIX Part B Subpart II and III Public Law 106-310
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. Additional Information: Under 42 USC 300x-30, States expenditure for authorized activities at a level that is not less than the average level of such expenditures maintained by the State for the 2-year period preceding the fiscal year for which the State is applying for the grant
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Each allotment is available for obligation and expenditure during the fiscal year it was allotted through the end of the subsequent fiscal year for which the State is applying for the grant. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857 US
(Formula Grants) FY 18$1,774,093,798.00; FY 19 est $1,759,571,300.00; FY 20 est $1,759,571,300.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$133,476 to $254,417,734; Avg. $29,330,272
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
45 CFR Part 96 - Block Grants; Subsections of 45 CFR Part 75, as identified under SS75.101(d); website at https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/block-grants.
Examples of Funded Projects