How to apply...
The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR, Part 92 (PHS 5161-1), must be used for applicants that are State and local governments. Application kits, containing the necessary forms and instructions for completing the forms, may be obtained from Grants Management Branch, Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS). Consultation on a proposed project may be obtained from the CMHS branch or center responsible for the training area of interest. Applications are reviewed by nonfederal consultants recruited nationwide from the mental health field. Amount of award and period of support are determined on basis of merit; must also be reviewed by the Center for Mental Health Services Advisory Council. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR, Part 92 for State and local governments and OMB Circular No. A-110 for nonprofit organizations.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Grants in support of approved applications are awarded directly to the applicant institution by the Center for Mental Health Services.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.