Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention RFA No. SM-13-009 Pre-application Technical Assistance Webinar Thursday May 23, 2013 3:00 PM EST Call-in Number: (800) 593-9933 Conference Number PW 2480793 Pass code: 4093817 If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please press *0 Please Stand By Your presentation will begin shortly… Please Stand By… Presentation Webinar will begin shortly Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Pre-application Technical Assistance Webinar Thursday May 23, 2013 3:00 PM EST Call-In Number: (800) 593-9933 Conference No. PW 2480793 Pass code: 4093817 If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please press *0 NOTE The recording of this webinar will be posted on the SAMHSA website: http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/2013/sm-13-009.aspx It will posted through June 10, 2013 SAMHSA Staff: Introductions Suicide Prevention Branch Office of Financial Resources Project Officers: Grants Management Specialists: • Rosalyn Blogier, Team Coordinator • Gwendolyn Simpson • Jennifer Cappella • Darrell Russ • Portland Ridley AGENDA 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Brief Background about SAMHSA Scope and Purview of Program Eligibility and Award Information Budget and Funding Restrictions Cost Sharing Requirements Application Review Criteria Application Submission Process SAMHSA’s Direction Mission: To reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Roles: ● Voice and Leadership ● Funding-Service Capacity Development ● Information and Communications ● Regulation and Standard Setting ● Improve Practice Strategic Initiatives SAMHSA’s Key Messages 7 Behavioral health is essential to health Prevention works Treatment is effective People recover SAMHSA’s Strategic Initiatives www.samhsa.gov/about/strategy.aspx 8 1. Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness 2. Trauma and Justice 3. Military Families—Active, Guard, Reserve, and Veteran 4. Recovery Support 5. Health Reform 6. Health Information Technology 7. Data, Quality, and Outcomes—Demonstrating Results 8. Public Awareness, Education and Support Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grants In 2004 the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act was passed • 2005-Cohort I 21 grantees • 2006-Cohort II 34 grantees • 2008-Cohort III 16 grantees • 2009-Cohort IV 22 grantees • 2011-Cohort V 21 grantees • 2012 –Cohort VI 39 grantees • 2013 – Cohort VII 21 grantees (anticipated) Award Information and Appropriations (RFA Executive Summary) • Funding Opportunity Title: Campus Suicide Prevention Grant • Funding Opportunity Number: SM-13-009 • Due Date for Applications: June 10, 2013 • Anticipated Available Funding: $ 2,952,969 million • Estimated Number of Awards: 21 • Estimated Award Amount: • Cost Sharing/Match Required Up to $102,000 per year Yes • Length of Project Period: Up to 3 years Eligibility (Section III-1 ) • Public and private institutions of higher education • Consortium • Prior GLS Campus Suicide Prevention award recipients are not eligible • Administration of grant Purpose 1. Prevention of suicide attempts and completions 2. Needs/Infrastructure Development/Enhanced Capacity 3. SAMHSA’s Strategic Initiative : Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness 4. High risk groups: LGBT, American Indian/Alaska Natives, military family members and veterans 6 Allowable Activities (Section 2.1) 1. 2. Training programs Networking infrastructure to link campus with care providers from community 3. Educational seminars 4. Linkage to National Suicide Prevention, Lifeline, community hotline or creation of college-based hotlines 5. Informational materials for the campus community 6. Educational materials for family members Non Allowable Activities Funding Restrictions (Appendix D) • Direct substance abuse clinical services or treatment • Direct mental health clinical services or treatment • Therapy, counseling, medication management, development of treatment plans These non-fundable activities cannot be used toward match costs/ in- kind contributions Other Funding Restrictions (Appendix D) • • • • • • Fee-for-service payments Tuition waivers, tuition reimbursement, remission Scholarships, Fellowships, Student Aid Stipends Curriculum fees Incentives for staff and faculty members These non-fundable activities cannot be used toward match costs/ in- kind contributions Data Collection and Performance Measurement (Section 2.3) There are 3 components to Evaluation: 1. Cross-site Evaluation 2. TRAC (Transformational Accountability) used for Performance Measurement 3. Local Performance Assessment Data collection, evaluation, and performance measurement costs cannot exceed 20% of your budget Budget ( Grant Project Period: 3 Years) Estimated Award Amount • Up to $102,000 per year (direct and indirect costs) • Directs costs: Salaries, benefits, equipment, supplies, contractual, and travel • Indirect Costs: Administrative costs or “overhead” costs (i.e. central adminstrative services, electricity) • “Research Indirect cost” rate is not allowed Cost Sharing and Match Requirements (Section III-2) • Provide a $1 match for every $1 in federal funds • Match must be met by the end of the 3-year grant period • Match must be used for activities directly related to your project • Match funds must be itemized separately in the Budget section Questions? Dial *1 on your phone to ask a question Application Evaluation Criteria Overview of the Project Narrative (Sections A-D) • Describes your project • Includes the Evaluation Criteria • Scored according to the quality of your response • No longer than 25 pages • Place the required information in the correct section Evaluation Criteria Section A: Statement of Need (15 Points) • Provide demographic information on population to be served • Document the need for an enhanced infrastructure • Describe the need for each of the six fundable activities & current efforts to address those needs • Indicate which of the six activities are proposed for funding • You do not need to use grant funds to pay for all of the allowable activities Evaluation Criteria Section B: Proposed Approach (30 Points) • Describe purpose with a clear statement of its goals and objectives • Describe the needs of high-risk students and plan to address needs • Describe problem, goals/outcomes, and implementation for activity • Include program management timeline • Describe a plan to continue project after the funding period ends Evaluation Criteria Section B: Proposed Approach (continued) Provide an estimated percentage and/or dollar amount of the grant award allocated for each category for each grant year: 1. Infrastructure Development 2. Mental Illness Prevention/Promotion 3. Data Collection, Performance, Assessment (no more than 20% of annual budget) 4. Grant Administration Evaluation Criteria Section C: Staff, Management, Relevant Experience (25 Points) • Describe capability and experience in public/campus health, mental and behavioral health and suicide prevention • Provide a list of staff positions for the project, showing the role, level of effort and qualifications • Describe key staff experience and qualifications • Describe the resources available for the proposed project (e.g., facilities, equipment) Evaluation Criteria Section D: Data Collection & Performance Measurement (30 Points) • Document ability to collect/report on the required performance measures • Describe plan for data collection, management, analysis & reporting • Describe data and its use in project management & quality improvement • Coordinate with Cross-Site Evaluation and GPRA compliance Budget Justification, Existing Resources & Other Support 1. Submit a Budget for Each Grant Year 2. Budget Section Format: Use the sample budget template in Appendix F 3. Budget Section includes 2 parts: • Table showing Breakdown by Cost Category for Requested Costs and Non-Federal Match Costs • Narrative justifying and describing Requested Costs and Non-Federal Match Costs 4. Data Collection/Evaluation budget category- Do not exceed 20% of total grant award per year Evaluation Criteria Sections E, F, and G: Supporting Documents Section E: Literature Citations Section F: Biographical Sketches (not more than 2 pages) & Job Descriptions (no more than 1 page) Section G: Confidentiality and SAMHSA Participant Protection/Human Subjects Section G: Confidentiality & Participant Protection and Human Subjects Regulations • No page limit • Use guidelines contained in Appendix H • Respond to ALL seven elements in the guidelines • Carefully review Protection of Human Subjects Regulations Questions? Dial *1 on your phone to ask a question Office of Financial Resources Your Grants Management Specialists Gwen Simpson [email protected] 240-276-1408 Darrell Russ [email protected] 240-276-1517 Grants Management • Content and Format of Application • Submission Process • Deadline Date Application Package • There are 12 required application components (Section 2.2) • Checklist for Application Formatting Requirements (Section 2.3 and Appendix A) Applications that do not comply with formatting requirements or 12 components will be screened out and not reviewed. Application Submission Requirements ( Section IV-3 and Appendix B) • Application are due by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on June 10, 2013 • Paper Applications will NOT be accepted • Must submit applications electronically through http://www.grants.gov • Read Appendix B for detailed instructions on the electronic submission of applications Questions for Grants Management? Dial *1 on your phone to ask a question Office of Financial Resources Your Grants Management Specialists Gwen Simpson [email protected] 240-276-1408 Darrell Russ [email protected] 240-276-1517 SAMHSA Resources • Developing Competitive SAMHSA Grant Applications http://www.samhsa.gov/Grants/TA/index.aspx • Guidelines for Assessing Cultural Competence http://www.samhsa.gov/Grants/guide_culture.aspx • SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices http://nrepp.samhsa.gov Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) Resources • SAMHSA Grantees page http://www.sprc.org/grantees/index.asp • State data sheets http://www.sprc.org/stateinformation/datash eets.asp • SPRC Library http://library.sprc.org/browse.php?catid=9 • Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention http://www.sprc.org/featured_resources/bpr/index.asp SPRC Resources (cont) • Taking Action http://www.sprc.org/taking_action/index.asp • Data-driven planning model http://www.sprc.org/library/datadriven.pdf • Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk http://www.sprc.org/traininginstitute/amsr/clincomp.asp • National Center for Suicide Prevention Training Online Workshops http://www.sprc.org/traininginstitute/online_training.asp NOTE The recording of this webinar will be posted on the SAMHSA website: http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/2013/SM-13-009.aspx It will posted through June 10, 2013 FAQ The Frequently Asked Questions document will be posted on the SAMHSA website: http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/2013/sm-13-009.aspx It will posted through June 10, 2013 Questions? Dial *1 on your phone to ask a question Contact Information Rosalyn Blogier GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Team Coordinator & Government Project Officer [email protected] 240-276-1842 Portland Ridley GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Government Project Officer [email protected] 240-276-1848 Jennifer Cappella GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Government Project Officer [email protected] 240-276-MMM SAMHSA Principles People ● Partnership ● Stay focused on the goal. Cannot do it alone. Performance ● Make a measurable difference.