Foundation Funds Mental and Behavioral Health Programs for Children, Youth

Grants_ImageThe Ethel & James Flinn Foundation seeks proposals from nonprofit organizations for programs that provide mental health care and services for children, youth, adolescents, and young people in southeast Michigan.

Deadline: July 21.

Two-year grants of up to $75,000 will be awarded for the implementation of best-practice treatment programs in the region. In 2016, priority will be given to early intervention programs that promote health, social, and emotional development of at-risk or vulnerable infants and very young children (ages 0 to 3) and; developmental screening, assessment and mental health treatment models in early childhood settings for young children (ages 3 to 5).

Priority will also be given to programs for pediatric screening, assessment, diagnosis, and behavioral health treatment models in school-based clinics and primary care settings; screening models in the child welfare and foster care systems and collaborative court diversion programs .

To be eligible, applicants must be a governmental agency or a nonprofit that provides mental health care and services for children, youth, adolescents, and young people in southeast Michigan (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and/or Washtenaw counties).

Info: http://goo.gl/ESc872 (application).

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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