Disaster Response Grant Program – School-Based Services
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The Disaster Response Grant – School-Based Services program provides funding to provide mental health and substance use disorder treatment, crisis counseling, and related supports to children in school-based settings impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael, Typhoon Mangkhut, Super Typhoon Yutu, and wildfires and earthquakes occurring in calendar year 2018 and tornadoes and floods occurring in calendar year 2019 in those areas for which a major disaster or emergency has been declared under section 401 or 501 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. The program aims to mitigate the impact of natural disasters on youth in grades K-12.
Funds may be used to increase awareness of mental health issues among youth in grades K-12, provide training for school staff and other adults to detect and respond to mental health issues affecting youth, connect school-aged children with behavioral health issues and their families to needed services, and provide direct treatment in school settings.
Domestic and private nonprofit entities in affected areas are eligible to apply. Affected Areas include those impacted by: Hurricanes Florence and Michael, Typhoon Mangkhut, Super Typhoon Yutu, and wildfires and earthquakes occurring in 2018 and tornadoes and floods occurring in 2019 in those areas for which a major disaster or emergency was declared under section 401 or 501 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Award ceiling: From $1,000,000
Project period: 18 months
Estimated number of awards: 70
Estimated total program funding: $70,000,000
Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, view details
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