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Funding Announcement

SASP Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcements for Fiscal Year 2022 for Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Urban Indian organizations

The notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) announcements for the SASP Program were announced via the Federal Register on November 4, 2021. Tribes, Tribal organizations, and Urban Indian organizations (UIOs) are now able to apply for these grant funding opportunities via Grants.gov.

NOFOs Available

The SASP program has two (2) NOFOs available for application submissions:

The deadline for application submission for BOTH funding opportunities: February 2, 2022

Eligibility

To be eligible for these funding opportunities, applicants must be one of the following:

  • A Federally-recognized Indian Tribe
  • A Tribal organization
  • An Urban Indian organization (UIO)

Please refer to the NOFO announcement in the Federal Register for the official definitions of each eligible entity.

Award Information

Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Aftercare (SAPTA)

  • Funding Instrument: Grant
  • Estimated Funds Available: $14,000,000
  • Anticipated Award Amount: Individual award amounts for the first budget/project year are anticipated to be between $300,000 and $400,000.
  • Anticipated Number of Awards: Approximately 35 awards will be issued under this program announcement. Up to 5 awards will be set aside for eligible UIOs.
  • Period of Performance: 5 years

The amount of funding available for competing and subsequent continuation awards is subject to availability of appropriations and budgetary priorities of the Agency.

Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention (SPIP)

  • Funding Instrument: Grant
  • Estimated Funds Available: $14,000,000
  • Anticipated Award Amount: Individual award amounts for the first budget/project year are anticipated to be between $300,000 and $400,000.
  • Anticipated Number of Awards: Approximately 35 awards will be issued under this program announcement. Up to 5 awards will be set aside for eligible UIOs.
  • Period of Performance: 5 years

The amount of funding available for competing and subsequent continuation awards is subject to availability of appropriations and budgetary priorities of the Agency.

Technical Assistance Webinars and Virtual Office Hours

SAPTA and SPIP Applicant Webinars

Technical assistance webinars will provide information on how to apply, including a brief overview of the new funding cycle, application and submission process requirements, proposal requirements, and tips on how to submit a successful application including where to find proposal templates and examples. Two live webinars have been scheduled, one (1) for each NOFO, and the recordings will be made available here to view at your convenience, should you be unable to attend the webinar as it happens.

Virtual Office Hour Sessions

Virtual Office Hours will be held weekly throughout the open application period. To access the Virtual Office Hours, click on the link for the scheduled date in the list below at the time indicated. For best results, use Google Chrome to access the virtual office hours.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Virtual office hours will answer questions for both the SASP and DVP programs NOFOs during the same session.

During these virtual office hours, the National Program Coordinator will be able to answer or provide guidance on programmatic inquiries only. Any grant-specific questions should be directed to the Grants Management Specialist listed for the specific NOFO via email or phone.

Meeting Name: SASP and DVP NOFOs Virtual Office Hours

When: All virtual office hour sessions will be held from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

All sessions may be accessed through the Zoom Virtual Office Hours link: Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

  • Friday, December 10, 2021
  • Thursday, December 16, 2021
  • Monday, December 20, 2021
  • Tuesday, December 28, 2021
  • Wednesday, January 5, 2022
  • Friday, January 7, 2022
  • Monday, January 10, 2022
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022
  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022
  • Friday, January 21, 2022
  • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
  • Thursday, January 27, 2022
  • Monday, January 31, 2022

Call-in Information

Conference Number(s): United States: +1-833-568-8864
Meeting ID: 161 511 8757
Passcode: 141972

Enter the session and enter your full name (if prompted) and include the program/tribe, if possible.

Application Templates

The following template documents are for use during the application process.

For more information or programmatic inquiries regarding the SASP program NOFOs, please contact the National Program Coordinator, Audrey Solimon.

For questions or guidance on grants management and fiscal/budgetary matters, please contact one of the following IHS Grants Management Specialists listed in the NOFO in which you are applying for:

SAPTA: Willis Grant

SPIP: Donald Gooding