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School Based Mental Health Services Grant Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 84.184
Sponsor
U.S. Department of Education
Deadlines
Jul 13, 2020
Contact

Amy Banks
202.453.6704
OESE.School.Mental.Health@ed.gov

Purpose

The School Based Mental Health Services Grant Program offers grants to increase the number of qualified mental health service professionals providing school based mental health services to students in local educational agencies (LEAs) with a with demonstrated need.

Applicants must propose to increase the number of qualified school counselors, school social workers, school psychologists, or other mental health professionals, including those who provide services remotely (telehealth), by implementing plans to address the recruitment and retention of service providers in LEAs with demonstrated need.

Preference will be given to applications that address:

  • The respecialization of existing mental health service providers to qualify them for work in LEAs with a demonstrated need
  • Rural areas, Qualified Opportunity Zones, and American Indian/Alaska Natives
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include State Educational Agencies that serve Local Educational Agencies with a demonstrated need.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $2,500,000
Award floor: $1,500,000
Project period: 60 months
Estimated number of awards: 5
Estimated total program funding: $10,000,000

A 25% match from state, local, or private resources is required.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Children and youth · Mental health · Schools



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