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Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.211
Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 25, 2018

For programmatic or technical questions:
Kerri Cornejo

For grants management or budget questions:
India Smith


The Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program provides funding to use telehealth networks to increase access to behavioral healthcare services in rural and frontier communities and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence-base for assessing the effectiveness of tele-behavioral healthcare for patients, providers, and payers.

The program has 2 clinical priorities:

  • Mental health
  • Substance abuse, particularly opioid abuse

Eligible applicants include:

  • Domestic public or private nonprofit entities
  • Faith-based and community-based organizations
  • Tribes
  • Tribal organizations

Applicants should be experienced telehealth providers and should design their proposed projects to maximize the number of individuals receiving tele-behavioral health services in rural areas.

Network members may be public, private, nonprofit, or for-profit entities that provide services to rural areas.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $350,000 per year
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 14
Estimated total program funding: $4,900,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

To locate application instructions:

  1. Open the announcement.
  2. Click on the package tab.
  3. Choose to preview the opportunity package.
  4. Click on the button that says download instructions.
  5. Application instructions will be in your browser download folder.
Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Evaluation methods and resources · Food security and nutrition · Frontier and remote areas · Illicit drug use · Networking and collaboration · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth

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