Applications Due: April 25, 2017, 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Description: The purpose of GBHI is to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructure that integrates behavioral health treatment and services for substance use disorders (SUD) and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (COD), permanent housing, and other critical services for individuals (including youth) and families experiencing homelessness.
SAMHSA funds will support three primary types of activities:
1) Behavioral health and other recovery-oriented services;
2) Coordination of housing and services that support the implementation and/or enhance the long-term sustainability of integrated community systems that provide permanent housing and supportive services to the target population; and
3) Efforts to engage and connect clients who experience SUDs or CODs to enrollment resources for health insurance, Medicaid, and mainstream benefits programs (e.g. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), etc.).
Funding Title: Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (Short Title: GBHI)
Agency Name: U.S Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
Funding Opportunity Number: TI-17-009
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Express Language for Legal Aid: No, but sub-grant opportunities available as this grant primarily supports direct services
Target Population: Homeless individuals and families
Expected Number of Awards: Up to 24
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: $9,506,438
Award Ceiling: Up to $400,000 per year
Length of Project Period: Up to 5 years
How to Apply: Application materials can be found on SAMHSA website here
Current Closing Date for Applications: by April 24, 2017, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time
Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities. For example:
- Local governments;
- Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal
- organizations, Urban Indian Organizations (UIO), and consortia of tribes or tribal
- Public or private universities and colleges; and
- Community- and faith-based organizations.
Link to Full Announcement: Here
Contact Information: Eileen Bermudez Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (240) 276-1412 or FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov.
Categories: Government Organizations, Health Care, HHS, Homeless, Housing, Medicaid, Medicare, Mental Health, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Public Benefits, Social Security, SSI, Subgrant Possibilities, TANF