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Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals

  • Program Name:Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program
  • Activity Code:M01
  • Application Available:10/7/2020
  • Application Deadline:1/21/2021
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:7/13/2020
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:11/9/2020
  • Estimated Project Start Date:7/1/2021

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Modification published on 11/09/2020
MODIFIED 11/09/2020: Sections IV.2.ii Table 1 and V.1 Review Criterion 1 ā€“ Rural Experiential Training Site(s) defined; terminology usage - field placement/experiential training site. Section V.2 Funding Preference and Other Factors


 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-21-089
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.732
Provisional No
Activity Code M01
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2021


The purpose of the BHWET Program for Professionals is to increase the supply of behavioral health professionals while also improving distribution of a quality behavioral health workforce and thereby increasing access to behavioral health services. A special focus is placed on the knowledge and understanding of children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth at risk for behavioral health disorders.

 Legislative Information

42 U.S.C. § 294eā€“1(a)(1)-(3) (Section 756(a)(1)-(3) of the Public Health Service Act)

 Application Information

Application Available 10/07/2020
Application Deadline 01/21/2021
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 03/22/2021
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424 R&R
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New; Continuation & Supplement
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 07/01/2021
Estimated Project End Date 06/30/2025
Estimated Amount of this Competition $44,200,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 92
Estimated Average Size of Awards $480,000.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement No

 Contact Information

Name Isabel Nieto
Phone Number (301)443-2351

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
BHW HRSA-21-089 (M01) BHWET Pro_Modification FINAL.pdf 529 kB 11/09/2020
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
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