Grants to Establish and Expand Jail Diversion
Through this program, SAMHSA provides grants to establish or expand programs that divert adults with a serious mental illness or a co-occurring disorder from the criminal justice system to community-based services prior to arrest and booking. Special consideration will be given to applicants proposing to use grant funding to support early diversion services for veterans.
A list of required activities is provided in the application instructions.
SAMHSA intends to make an equitable distribution of awards among the geographical regions of the U.S., including urban and rural populations.
Eligible applicants are:
- States and territories
- Governmental units within political subdivisions of a state, including counties, cities, towns, and villages
- Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes, tribal organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
Estimated award amount: $330,000 per
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 8
Anticipated total available funding: $2,751,000
The federal share of funding for this grant may not exceed 75% of the total cost of each annual budget period. Non-federal contributions may be cash or in-kind.
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
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.