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Two OhioMHAS Grant Opportunities Available

The Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, will offer a $1M funding opportunity for faith-based and community-based organizations. The funds will be directed toward community-based strategies for mental wellness and support during this period of COVID-19. This opportunity is seeking to support Ohio’s most vulnerable populations. Local communities can apply for resources needed to empower everyday citizens to identify signs of poor mental health and/or addiction, reduce stigma associated with those issues, provide support, and offer resources to people about where to find help.

All questions must be submitted electronically no later than June 5 to OhioMHAS at GOFBCI@mha.ohio.gov. Responses to frequently asked questions will be posted to the OhioMHAS Funding Opportunities web page.


Proposals must be submitted by June 12.

 

OhioMHAS is pleased to re-announce a State Opioid Response grant opportunity for federal fiscal year 2020. The SOR Project Ohio Opiate Response Continuum Grant for Organizations Serving Members of the African American, Hispanic/Latino American, and other Minority Communities (MHA-FY20-21-OOR-CountyHealth-12) continues to offer up to $15 million dollars available through Sept. 28, 2020, to provide funding for programs and projects that will increase access to treatment and recovery supports for African American, Hispanic/Latino American, and other minority community members with a primary or secondary diagnosis of opioid use disorder or those with a documented history of opiate related overdose.

Eligible applicants are county or city health departments collaborating with their community behavioral health authorities, community behavioral health authorities, or other county- or city-based organizations such as: Metropolitan Housing Authorities, probation departments, etc.; minority community-based organizations (MCBOs), such as UMADAOPs and Urban Leagues and other community-based organizations including faith based, primary care, federally-qualified or school-based health centers, aging living communities, behavioral health organizations, and other non-profit organizations.

All questions must be submitted electronically to SORTreatment@mha.ohio.gov no later than 5:30 p.m. on May 25. An information webinar series will be scheduled and announced at https://mha.ohio.gov/Schools-and-Communities/Funding-Opportunities. Responses to frequently asked questions will be posted to the OhioMHAS Funding Opportunities web page. Applications must be submitted to SORTreatment@mha.ohio.gov by 5 p.m. on June 8

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