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Funding by Topic: Behavioral health

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnerships for Success
Funding to use the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework to address one of the nation's top substance abuse prevention priorities in youth and adults. Awardees will use local data to identify the primary substance use concerns in their community and develop strategies and services to prevent substance use and promote mental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Behavioral Health Equity Challenge: Outreach and Engagement Strategies for Underserved Racial and Ethnic Communities
A challenge to identify and highlight community-based organization outreach and engagement strategies that increase access to behavioral health services for racial and ethnic underserved communities. Participants that focus on tribal and rural communities that experience health disparities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developing Future Victim Specialists to Serve American Indian/Alaska Native Victims of Crime
Grants to recruit, train, and develop victim service professionals that will provide direct victim services to American Indian/Alaska Native victims of crime in locations that are remote and where positions are hard to fill. Projects should focus on engaging interested individuals, including college and university students, who are from, or live and attend school in, these areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions Program
Funding for eligible institutions of higher education to improve and expand capacity to serve Native Americans and low-income individuals. One of the program priorities is expanding capacity to provide mental health services and other services that help support students' social, emotional, and academic needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program
Funding to promote behavioral health integration in pediatric primary care by supporting the development of new, or the improvement of existing, statewide or regional pediatric mental healthcare telehealth access programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative for Law Enforcement Agencies
Grants to strengthen the capacity of small/rural law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to combat violent crime by implementing critical elements from BJA-developed guides, which include strategies and services to mitigate the risk for violent behavior in individuals dealing with mental health and/or substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian, Delta, and Northern Border Regions
Grants for projects in the Appalachian, Lower Mississippi Delta, and Northern Border regions that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Service areas of the Northern Border Regional Commission, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Delta Regional Authority
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2023
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Alaska Suicide Prevention Grant
Grants for projects and organizations with the goals of reducing the rates of suicide in Alaska and promoting mental wellness through strengthened community and personal connections. Preference will be given to projects that are located in rural Alaska or programs that reach rural communities in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2023
Sponsors: Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
Boettcher Foundation Colorado Responsive Grantmaking
Community Connections Grants for projects or infrastructure designed to build healthy, vibrant communities across the state of Colorado. Rural Catalyst Grants for building the capacity of rural nonprofit organizations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2023
Sponsor: Boettcher Foundation