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Current Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) funding opportunities and grants

Conference scholarship application 

In an effort to support workforce development, DBHR has identified funding to provide financial support for prevention partners to attend specified conferences on a range of prevention-related topics. These applications are open to all interested individuals. 

Requests will be reviewed with your prevention manager (if applicable) for alignment with other trainings and activities in your approved budgets.

Please note, scholarships cover the cost of conference registration only. Scholarship applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and are subject to available funds.

To apply, please submit a completed scholarship application to Harrison Fontaine via email. 

Prior funding opportunities from the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery

Curious as to what types of funding opportunities have been available in the past?  Visit this page for more information.

Other funding opportunities

This list contains current funding opportunities related to substance abuse prevention or mental health promotion that are not from HCA.

Health Equity Zones Initiative 

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to announce submissions are now open to select the state’s tribal or urban native community for the Health Equity Zones Initiative. Tribal and urban native communities from across Washington are encouraged to apply during the open submission process now through Wednesday, May 22. 

Following the selection of last year’s rural and urban health equity zones, one tribal or urban native community will be selected by the Indigenous Advisory Panel, which was convened to design the health equity zones for native communities process. The selected native community will receive flexible funding of $200,000 per year for two years that can be used to develop organizational infrastructure to support community decision-making, identify health priorities, and develop culturally relevant strategies to improve health outcomes. DOH is committed to securing additional funding to support the implementation of the selected strategies.

Information and workshop sessions will be held on Thursday, April 18 (noon to 2 p.m.) and Wednesday, May 8 (6 to 8 p.m.) to provide an overview of the submission form and selection process for interested applicants. Staff and Indigenous Advisory Panel members will be available to answer questions. More information, including additional workshop sessions and meeting Zoom links, can be found at the Healthier Washington Collaboration Portal.

Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Program 

The purpose of this program is to support states and tribes with implementing youth (up to age 24) suicide prevention and early intervention strategies in schools, educational institutions, juvenile justice systems, substance use and mental health programs, foster care systems, pediatric health programs, and other child- and youth-serving organizations.

Eligible applicants are states and territories; a public organization or private non-profit organization designated by a state or Indian tribe to develop or direct a statewide youth suicide, early intervention, and prevention strategy; or a Federally recognized Indian tribe, tribal organization, or an urban Indian organization that is actively involved in the development and continuation of a tribal youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategy.

  • Funding mechanism: Cooperative agreement
  • Anticipated total available funding: $14,932,933
  • Anticipated number of awards: Up to 20
  • Anticipated awards amount: Up to $735,000 per year
  • Length of project: 5 years 
  • Cost sharing/Match required: No

Applications are due Monday, June 3. View the notice of funding opportunity to learn more and apply!

The National Center for Mental Health: Dissemination, Implementation, and Sustainment 

The purpose of this program is to build the expertise of Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) service, capacity building, and technical assistance recipients and organizations that oversee or directly provide mental health services to use science-based methods to implement, disseminate, and sustain services. The MHDIS recipient will be expected to provide: (1) training and technical assistance (TTA) on the planning implementation, adaptation, and sustainment of a new/existing service and (2) localized, targeted, and intensive technical assistance (TA) to CMHS recipients and other mental health providers to improve the process of implementation, dissemination, and sustainment of services.

Eligible applicants are states and territories, political subdivisions of states, Indian tribes or tribal organizations, health facilities, programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or award with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private non-profit entities.

  • Funding mechanism: Cooperative agreement
  • Anticipated total available funding: $7,467,006
  • Anticipated number of awards: 1
  • Anticipated awards amount: Up to $7,467,006 per year
  • Length of project: Up to 5 years 
  • Cost sharing/Match required: No

Applications are due Monday, June 10. View the notice of funding opportunity to learn more and apply!

Enhancing School Capacity to Address Youth Violence 

With this solicitation, the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks to support targeted efforts to address youth violence through implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention efforts in a school-based setting (K–12th grade only). The goals of the program are to (1) reduce the incidence of school violence through improved school safety and climate and (2) prevent youth violence, delinquency, and victimization in the targeted community.

Applications are due Monday, June 24. Attend the solicitation webinar on Thursday, May 9, and view the notice of funding opportunity to learn more and apply!

Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents 

With this solicitation, the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks to support services for mentoring organizations that specifically work with the children of incarcerated parents (COIP) population. This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services for COIP.

OJJDP will fund transformative group, one-on-one, community, or school-based mentoring services that promote family engagement and community connectedness or a combination of these types. Applicants must provide mentoring services to the COIP population who are 17 years old or younger at the time of admission to the program. Mentors must be an adult (age 18 or older), or in cases where peer mentoring models are being implemented, an older peer and under adult supervision. Funding is encouraged to support program design and support mentoring matches with this population, but it can also support existing mentoring matches through program completion. This program supports the implementation and delivery of COIP mentoring services.

Eligible applicants include Native American tribal governments (federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments), nonprofits with 501(c)(3) status (other than institutions of higher education), and independent school districts. 

Applications are due Monday, June 24. Attend the solicitation webinar on Friday, May 17, and view the notice of funding opportunity to learn more and apply!

Tribal Opioid Response Grants 

The purpose of this program is to assist in addressing the opioid overdose crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (MOUD), and supporting the continuum of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery support services for opioid use disorder (OUD) and co-occurring substance use disorders.

Eligibility is limited to federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native tribe or tribal organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may apply individually, as a consortium, or in partnership with an urban Indian organization.

  • Funding mechanism: Grant
  • Anticipated total available funding: Up to $63,000,000
  • Anticipated number of awards: Up to 130 awards
  • Length of project: Up to 5 years 
  • Cost sharing/Match required: No

Applications are due Monday, July 1. View the notice of funding opportunity to learn more and apply!

Supporting Tribal Youth: Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development

With this solicitation, the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks to provide funding for the development and implementation of comprehensive and culturally relevant training and technical assistance designed to support tribal efforts to create, enhance, and/or sustain programs, services, and supports for youth in tribal communities. The funding categories are 1) tribal youth resource center; 2) tribal youth leadership and partnerships initiative; and 3) state, local, and tribal partnerships to support justice-involved youth. 

Applications are due Monday, July 15 at 5:59 p.m. Pacific. View the solicitation to learn more and apply!