A. The comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and
Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1970 and the Drug
Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972, make, by allotment, Federal Funds
available to this State under a formula grant basis. The State Administrator
may provide a portion of these funds to: State, regional and local public and
private non-profit agencies and organizations for participation in programs
under these Acts. in addition, some State funds are made available for the same
Almost any type of
project activity may be fundable, provided that the activity is based upon:
1. the Maine State Plan for Alcohol and Drug
2. the development
of new or innovative programs to fill gaps in existing services or to expand
the reach of existing services.
the ultimate integration of services and resources of all State, regional, and
local public and private agencies assisting alcohol or drug abusers, or
high-risk persons as defined in the Maine State Plan for Alcohol and Drug Abuse
4. specifications listed
in a request for proposal issued by this office for the particular funding
resource sought by the applicant.
C. These guidelines have been developed from
existing state and federal guidelines and represent the minimum requirements
for grants and contracts management by this office.
D. The use of Federal/State Funds must not
result in a decrease in the effort of providing local alcohol or drug abuse
prevention services. To the extent feasible, this program is designed to
stimulate an increase in local effort.
E. The major thrusts of the grant program are
for the delivery of services, and ongoing planning and coordination of all
alcohol and drug abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation
F. OSA may fund up to 75%
of a proposed alcoholism or drug abuse project subject to the availability of
G. Funding by OSA may be
accomplished through a grant in aid or a purchase of service agreement
(Contract) mechanism or a combination of both.