$53M goes for At-Risk Youth Projects, Mental Health

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.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/h7hftze (NOFA); Gwendolyn Simpson, 240/276-1408 or gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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