Request for Proposals
To preserve quality behavioral health services in ten SWPA counties
Deadline February 26, 2016
Purpose Staunton Farm Foundation recognizes the importance for organizations to build capacity to maintain optimal services. Capacity building refers to developing and strengthening resources in organizations and communities to survive and adapt in today’s environment. The Foundation supports grants up to $25,000 for capacity building.
Use of funds Grants may be used to contract for technical assistance for training, evaluation and planning; for tracking, integrating, and reporting software; and for expenses necessary to achieve the goals of the proposal. The Staunton Farm Foundation will outline the terms of grants with successful grantees.
Examples The Foundation welcomes your ideas and provides these only as examples of project that might meet the intent of this Capacity Building grants program:
- Supporting collaborations, shared services, and mergers
- Preparing and submitting applications for accreditation
- Exploring alternate funding opportunities or leveraging resources
- Implementing electronic health records
- Technical assistance for integrating behavioral health and physical health
- Training providers on evaluation methods and ways to share outcomes and information
Timeframe 12-month grants to start by September 2016 (awarded in late June 2016)
Eligible applicants Non-profit organizations, governments, and faith-based organizations in the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland.
Organizations that have an active grant from SFF or are anticipating applying for a grant through the Foundation’s traditional application process may still apply for this opportunity.
Grant Funding Maximum of $25,000 per request.
To Apply Use SFF’s Grant Site and follow instructions. Select “2016 RFP Process” to apply.