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FY 2013 Program Supplement for MAI-TCE Program: Enhancement of HIV Care and Outcomes through Screening for Substance Use and Mental Disorders (Short Title: MAI-TCE Behavioral Health Screening Supplement)

Grant Amount: It is expected that up to $750,000 will be available to fund up to 3 awards in FY 2013.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces the availability of funds to expand and/or enhance grant activities funded under the Minority AIDS Initiative Targeted Capacity Expansion (MAI-TCE): Integrated Behavioral Health/Primary Care Network Cooperative Agreements (RFA # SM-11-006) grant announcement. This supplemental funding opportunity is jointly funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, and the Center for Mental Health Services.
The purpose of the current MAI-TCE program has been to facilitate the development and expansion of culturally competent and effective integrated behavioral health and primary care networks, which include HIV services and medical treatment, within racial and ethnic minority communities in the 11 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and Metropolitan Divisions (MDs) most impacted by HIV/AIDS. The supplemental funding for this announcement will be used to expand behavioral health services specifically into specialized HIV treatment services programs.

The purpose of this program supplement is to screen persons who are presenting for or receiving HIV care in specialized HIV treatment services programs for substance use and mental disorders and make appropriate referrals, as necessary, to behavioral health treatment and/or prevention services. All individuals screened will be provided with education to prevent substance use and mental disorders among those who are HIV positive, information on how persons living with HIV might mitigate their risk of substance use and mental disorders, and information on what to do if behavioral health issues arise. In addition, because substance use and mental disorders can contribute to HIV-infected individuals having difficulty adhering to HIV treatment, this program will improve HIV outcomes, which may reduce risk of transmitting the virus.
Funding Organization
US Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Center for Mental Health Services
Fund Category
Support Types
Cooperative Agreements
Eligible Organizations
City Agencies
County Agencies
State Agencies
Number of Awards Given
3 awards
Award Amount Notes
It is expected that up to $750,000 will be available to fund up to 3 awards in FY 2013. Awards are expected to be up to $250,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) for up to 1 year, with $149,418 available from CSAP, $69,789 available from CSAT, and $30,793 available from CMHS. Funds must be requested in the same proportion as noted.
Application Due Date
Application Contact
Gwendolyn Simpson
Office of Financial Resources
Division of Grants Management
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 7-1091
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: (240) 276-1408
Technical Contact
Ilze Linda Ruditis
Government Project Officer
CMHS/SAMHSA1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: (240) 276-1777
Fax: (240) 276-1930
Fund Duration
1 year.
HIV Positive Persons
Medical Treatments and Therapies
Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse Treatment and Counseling
Health Professionals
Health Services Organizations
Application Process
The applicant may request a complete application package from SAMHSA at 1-877-SAMHSA7 [TDD: 1-800-487-4889].

Applicant also may download the required documents from the SAMHSA website at

A complete list of documents included in the application package is available at This includes:
• The Face Page (SF-424); Budget Information form (SF-424A); Project/Performance Site Location(s) form; Disclosure of Lobbying Activities, if applicable; and Checklist. Applications that do not include the required forms will be screened out and will not be reviewed.
• Request for Applications (RFA) – Provides a description of the program, specific information about the availability of funds, and instructions for completing the grant application. This document is the RFA. The RFA will be available on the SAMHSA website ( and a synopsis of the RFA is available on the federal grants website (

Applicant must use all of the above documents in completing the application.

Web Site
Fund Number

Disclaimer: NPIN provides this information as a public service only. The views and information provided about the materials, funding opportunities, and organizations do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, or NPIN. Fund Record #4739

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