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Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

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: 93.243
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Jul 8, 2022

For program questions:
Perry Chan

For fiscal or budget questions:
Office of Financial Resources

For grant review process and application status questions:
Toni Davidson


This program (Short Title: AANHPI-CoE) will provide funding to establish a Center of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance and develop and disseminate culturally informed, evidence-based information to advance the behavioral health equity of Asian American (AA), Native Hawaiian (NH), and Pacific Islander (PI) communities.

Required activities include:

  • Establish a steering committee inclusive of community-based practitioners serving AA, NH, and PI populations and AA, NH, and PI people with lived experience/families/peers to identify emerging issues and advise and guide the Center
  • Develop a communication plan within 3 months of the grant award to guide the promotion of activities and services offered by the Center and outreach to a diverse audience of potential service recipients
  • Create and maintain a website and social media throughout the project period and publish a quarterly e-newsletter to provide relevant updates to stakeholders
  • Develop quarterly environmental scans across the regions to assure that culturally-based and community-defined evidence-based practices for AA, NH, and PIs are consistently being presented, updated, and shared to multiple audiences
  • Provide up-to-date culturally and linguistically appropriate information and education related to the provision of evidence-based mental and substance use disorder (SUD) prevention, treatment, trauma informed, harm reduction, recovery and emotional wellness, with emphasis on engaging and retaining individuals in care
  • Develop an implementation plan within 3 months of the grant award that delineates how training, technical assistance, and consultation will be provided to the population of focus
  • Provide training, technical assistance, and consultation in a variety of modalities, including self-paced online learning modules, webinars, products/materials, individual consultation sessions, and intensive training on implementation strategies that will directly impact reduction in disparities
  • Maintain an inventory of and serve as a national clearinghouse for behavioral health products, such as curricula, trainings, distance learning programs, focused on AA, NH, and PIs
  • Develop and disseminate public-facing tools that include materials that address behavioral health, as well as infographics and data spotlights with key behavioral health care data on AA, NH, and PIs
  • Ensure training and technical assistance provided by the Center are culturally and linguistically appropriate with emphasis on language accessibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • States
  • Political subdivisions of states
  • Indian tribes
  • Tribal organizations
  • Health facilities
  • Programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service
  • Other domestic public or private nonprofit entities
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $700,000
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

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

Tagged as
Alcohol use · Asian · Behavioral health · Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse

Organizations (1)

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, view details

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