Montana Mental Health Trust Funding
Hon. David G. Rice, Trust Director
Montana Mental Health Trust funding supports programs, services, and resources for the prevention, treatment, and management of serious mental illness in Montana children and adults, including programs, services, and resources for:
- Education and information for medical providers concerning appropriate prescribing practices for patients with mental illness
- Training and education for law enforcement personnel and other persons concerning effective and appropriate crisis intervention techniques and resources
- Crisis intervention service to persons supervised or managed by the criminal justice system
- Transition funding for persons transitioning from an in-patient mental health treatment environment to an out-patient treatment and independent living environment
- Children’s mental health programs
- Peer-to-peer services
Priority topics for the 2018 funding cycle include:
- Development and enhancement of evidence based programs to serve individuals with co-occurring disorders
- Provision of physical, psychological, and pharmacological services to all persons in Montana. This could be a distance-based service to assure provision of expert advice to rural practitioners and their patients without requiring them to leave their communities.
- Provide transitional housing for persons released from treatment/custodial facilities
- Establishment and/or continuance of community crisis systems for law enforcement agencies, community organizations, and courts to divert mentally ill persons from incarceration
Applications for grants are considered from public or private entities, whether organized as for-profits or nonprofits.
Total funding available: $500,000
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.