Agency: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Admin. (HHS); Program: Cooperative Agreements for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances (CFDA Number: 93.104) (Funding Opportunity Number: SM-16-009); Eligibility: Governments; Funding: $53 million for 53 awards of up to $3 million each (grants require a match, see below); Deadline: April 25.
Summary: Priority is given to applicants who can have the biggest impact in improving service delivery to children with serious emotional disturbances. These grants help governments improve and expand services for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants are expected to create comprehensive and sustainable plans for infrastructure, services and support. Greater awards will be considered for jurisdictions with high-density populations or serving large geographic areas.
For the first, second, and third fiscal years of the agreement, grantees must provide at least $1 for each $3 of federal funds; and for the fourth fiscal year of the agreement, grantees must provide a dollar-for-dollar match.