Tuesday, September 11, 2018

FUNDING Comprehensive Suicide Prevention for Public Schools and Districts

The Office of Suicide Prevention's Comprehensive Suicide Prevention for Public Schools and Districts RFA has posted! The funding covers suicide prevention trainings, policy development, and school climate initiatives. Please share with your networks.

Background: The OSP is pleased to announce the availability of funds, through Senate Bill 18-272, to enhance comprehensive suicide prevention and crisis response for public schools and school districts. The purpose of this legislation is to provide funding for public schools and school districts to implement comprehensive crisis and suicide prevention strategies, with priority given to public schools or school districts who have not received suicide prevention training previously. In order to ensure a comprehensive suicide prevention approach, this funding announcement allows public school or school district applicants to identify training, school climate, and policy strategies to implement over a three year period.

Grant Request Amount per Year: $5,000-$20,000 for individual schools,
$5,000-$35,000 for school districts.