NYAPRS Note: This comes thanks to the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare.
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program
The U.S. Department of Labor will be offering $15 million to fund up to 50 grants through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program to provide job training services to help homeless veterans succeed in civilian careers. Eligible applicants include for-profit and not-for-profit agencies. Applications will be accepted until April 30. Get more information here.
CSAT’s Offender Reentry Program
SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment has announced the availability of up to $400,000 per award to fund the collaboration between institutional and community corrections officials and community-based treatment and recovery services so as to implement a transition from incarceration to community-based substance abuse treatment and related reentry services. Private and public nonprofit entities are eligible for these awards and applications must be submitted by May 1. Read more.
RWJ Roadmaps to Health 2012 Community Grants
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will be awarding up to 20 grants of $200,000 for its Roadmaps to Health Community Grants program. The program will support communities working to implement policy or system changes to address one of the social or economic factors that has the greatest influence on health outcomes in the grantees community. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations. Brief proposals are due May 2, 2012. Read more.
$$ Available for Innovative Approaches to MH Care
The National Institute of Mental Health has announced the availability of $3 million to support six to eight grants for organizations that take an innovative and impactful approach to improving access and quality of mental health care. Applicants include not-for-profit and for profit organizations and must demonstrate a plan for using actionable information to improve health outcomes. Letters of intern are due May 22, 2012. Get more info here.
NIDA Announces Funding for Substance Use Research
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has committed to providing $1.5 million to support four to five awards in FY 2013. The purpose of the grant is to support organizations in conducting phased research projects to monitor and examine changes in drug use prevention, addiction treatment, and associated HIV and viral hepatitis services that may occur as a result of healthcare reform. Eligible applicants include not for profit and for profit organizations. Letters of intent are due July 22, 2012. Get more information about the grant opportunity here.