Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants
The purpose of this program is to increase access to and improve the quality of community mental and substance use disorder treatment services through the expansion of CCBHCs. CCBHCs provide person- and family-centered integrated services.
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
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2020
SAMHSA requests funding to support 85 CCBHC-C continuation grants and a new cohort of 20 grants to continue the improvement of mental disorder treatment, services, and interventions for children and adults.
Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014,, Part 42 USC 1396a note, Section 223 subsections (a), (b), (d)(7).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Certified community behavioral health clinics or community-based behavioral health clinics who may not yet be certified but meet the certification criteria and can be certified within 4 months of award.
Existing, experienced, and appropriately credentialed organizations with demonstrated infrastructure and expertise will be able to provide required services quickly and effectively. You must meet two requirements related to the provision of services. The two requirements are:the applicant must be either: (1) a certified CCBHC; OR (2) can meet all of CCBHC criteria and become certified within four months following award. If the applicant is proposing to have designated collaborating organizations (DCOs) assist in providing services to CCBHC patients, each DCO must be an organization for direct client substance use disorder treatment, substance misuse prevention and/or mental health services appropriate to the grant. More than one DCO can be used.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applications are awarded based on the outcomes of the SAMHSA Peer Review, CMHS National Advisory Council review; and approval of the SAMHSA Administrator. Grants are awarded directly by SAMHSA to the Applicant Organization.
Applications are awarded based on the outcomes of the SAMHSA Peer Review, CMHS National Advisory Council review; and approval of the SAMHSA Assistant Secretary. Grants are awarded directly by SAMHSA to the Applicant Organization.
March 10, 2020
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days. To be determined by agency or office administering the funds.
How are proposals selected?
Applicants must respond to evaluation criteria in five areas: Population of Focus/Statement of Need; Proposed Implementation Approach/Evidence-Based Practices/Staff and Organizational Experience; Data Collection and Performance Measurement
How may assistance be used?
Provision of mental health services and integrated mental health/primary care services.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503
Records must be retained for at least 3 years; SAMHSA has the right to disallow costs and recover funds on the basis of a later audit or other review; records shall be retained beyond the 3 year period for that reason.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Two years. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857 US
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857 US
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 19$0.00; FY 20 est $197,000,000.00; FY 21 est $197,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Up to $2,000,000 per year
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
P.L. 113-93 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014; 42 USC 1396(a), note section 223 subsections (a),(b),(d)(7). Criteria for the Demonstration Program to Improve Community Mental Health Centers and to Establish Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics found in Appendix II of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Section 223 Demonstration Programs to Improve Community Mental Health Services Prospective Payment System (PPS) Guidance.
Examples of Funded Projects