Notice to Amend the Eligibility Criteria for RFA-DA-06-001, Enhancing Practice Improvement in Community-Based Care for Prevention and Treatment of Drug Abuse

Notice Number: NOT-DA-05-010

Key Dates
Release Date: August 25, 2005

Issued by
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), (

The purpose of this notice is to amend and clarify the eligibility criteria for applicants submitting grant proposals under RFA-DA-06-001. The Eligibility Criteria should read as follows:

A community-based provider is required to be the applicant organization. For the purposes of this RFA, an eligible community-based provider is an organization, an agency, or an association of organizations/agencies (can be at the National, State, or Regional level) that deliver(s) services to prevent or treat (a) substance abuse disorders or (b) co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders in a nonacademic setting . Applicant community-based providers must demonstrate in their application that they have sufficient patient load, sufficient numbers of sites, and sufficient site size and diversity to study system-wide assessment of existing or newly adopted therapeutic and/or business policies and practices.

You may submit (an) application(s) if your community-based organization has any of the following characteristics:

Public and private institutions, such as hospitals, clinics, and laboratories, are eligible to apply.


For further information regarding this RFA, please contact:

Dr. Thomas Hilton
National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-443-6504
Fax: 301-443-6815

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