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The RAP Foundation announces our Mental Health Initiative Request for Proposal 2017.1 released on July 5, 2017.

PREVENTION/EARLY INTERVENTION

Adults Ages 18 and Above

Life & Coping Skills & Tools / Services

Further information and application will be available on our Grants Portal

 

TOTAL AMOUNT OF AVAILABLE FUNDING FOR THIS RFP:  $150,000.00

MANDATORY BIDDERS’ CONFERENCE DATE & TIME:         

  • July 13, 2017 – 9:00 AM
  • July 13, 2017 – 3:00 PM
  • Video conference attendance is available if unable to attend in person (must RSVP by July 11, 2017)
  • Stage 1 Letters of Intent must be received by 5pm, August 4, 2017
  • August 18, 2017 – applicants will be notified if asked to move forward to Stage 2
  • September 29, 2017 – Stage 3 – Final Applications due
  • December 13, 2017 – Board of Directors will approve or deny applications

RFP 2017.01 FUNDING GOALS

An extra 10 points given to proposals responding to provide services and/or programs to the Blythe Area.

To support new, creative, sustainable options for:

  1. Mental health service delivery in nontraditional settings and/or during nontraditional hours
  2. Mental health service delivery using technology for remote and/or rural communities and areas
  3. Decreasing stigma associated with obtaining mental health services 
  4. Mental health service delivery providing cultural competencies
  5. Educating parenting adults on symptoms and signs of mental health issues in children/youth and providing resources
  6. Mental health services focusing on special populations, such as: veterans, disabled, LGBT (list not all-inclusive)
  7. Mental health service delivery with emphasis on continuum of care and/or coordinated case management for homeless population
  8. Mental health programs to prevent suicide and/or reduce self-harm
  9. To intervene with misuse of prescription drugs and/or alcohol and/or illegal drugs   

 

Helpful Tip:  All projects/programs proposed under this RFP must directly influence at least one unmet need in relation to the funding goals listed above. 

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