Grant Application FAQs
Campus-Community Collabortive Grants (CCG) Frequently Asked Questions
Question: We are a previous Campus-Community Collaborative grantee are we eligible to apply again?
Response: Yes, previous funded grantees are eligible to apply, however, campuses receiving Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus grants are not eligible to apply for SFY2024 grants. This does include regional branches if a main campus is a GLS grantee. Campuses that have also applied for the GLS grant, or other funding sources that are awarded before the CCG cycle begins may be asked to withdraw their proposal.
Question: Are food/meal expenses covered by CCG funding?
Response: No, food/meal expenses are not a covered expense unless as a part of a per diem for someone on travel status.
Question: Can travel be covered by CCG funding?
Response: Yes, travel expenses generally can cover a consultant trainer travel, and travel expenses related to continuing education.
Question: How can we submit letters of commitment/cooperation?
Response: Letters of commitment/cooperation can be uploaded electronically with the proposal submission.
Question: My organization would like to submit additional information beyond the limits of the 1000 characters, is that permitted or possible?
Response: Yes, if additional space is necessary, additional documentation can be uploaded electronically.
Question: My organization is not registered in SAM.gov, can we still apply?
Response: Yes, organizations do not need be registered in SAM.gov to apply, but if selected as a grantee you must show evidence of registration.
Question: My organization is partnering/collaborating with another organization on a grant proposal, are we also able to apply as an individual organization?
Response: Yes, the OPCSMH Campus-Community Collaborative Grant (CCG) is a competitive program, however, final funding amounts are subject to the availability of funds.
Question: Is there a final report template?
Response: The OPCSMH will collect both qualitative and quantitative data on grant activities with an emphasis on individuals reached with proposed activities, barriers, and facilitators to progress, and overall impact. The OPCSMH has implemented an automated reporting process, and in addition to a three-to-five-page Project Summary, all funded grantees must submit their outcomes and participation data via a link that will be provided in the finalized agreement.
Question: How does my organization upload the necessary documents?
Response: The OPCSMH will be collecting all documents via Qualtrics. Files uploaded can be up to 100MB. For security reasons, executable files (such as those ending in .exe) are not permitted.
Question: Can grant funds be used to purchase gift cards?
Response: No, gift cards are considered a cash award and grant funds may not be utilized for cash awards.
Question: If there are remaining funds at the end of the grant period, is a no-cost extension available?
Response: Due to the nature of the funding all funds must be expended by the last day of the grant period, no-cost extensions are not permitted due to the nature of the funding. All funds must be expended by the last day of the grant period.
All questions regarding SFY24 CCG grants can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
View the informational Campus-Community Collaborative Grants Instructional webinar here to learn how to apply: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2uxh1B_HsI&t=45s