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Minority Fellowship Program

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Sponsors
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Jun 25, 2018
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Shannon Taitt
240.276.1691
shannon.taitt@samhsa.hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Eileen Bermudez
240.276.1412
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov

Purpose

The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) provides grants to public or private nonprofit professional organizations representing substance use disorder (SUD) treatment professionals to increase the knowledge of behavioral health professionals on issues related to the treatment and recovery support for racial and ethnic minority populations and improve the quality of services provided to them.

The overarching goal of the program is to reduce behavioral health disparities and improve healthcare outcomes for racial and ethnic minority populations by:

  • Increasing the knowledge of behavioral health professionals on issues related to treatment and recovery support for minority population
  • Improving the quality of SUD treatment services
  • Increasing the number of culturally competent professionals in psychology, addiction psychiatry, and addiction medicine who teach, administer services, conduct research, and provide direct SUD services
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are public or private nonprofit professional organizations representing  substance use disorder treatment professionals in the fields of psychiatry, addiction medicine, and psychology.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Estimated award amount: $1,000,000 per year
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1
Estimated total program funding: $1,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Behavioral health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Minorities · Substance abuse



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