Please note: the following funding opportunities are not offered through DMH. Questions should be directed to the organizations listed.
New Campus Suicide Prevention Funding Opportunity
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2013 Campus Suicide Prevention grants. The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive approach to preventing suicide in institutions of higher education. This program is designed to assist colleges and universities build a foundation for their efforts to prevent suicide attempts and completions and to enhance services for students with mental and substance use disorders that put them at risk for suicide and suicide attempts.
For more information, visit: http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/2013/sm-13-009.aspx. Applications are due by June 10, 2013.
Please note that institutions that have previously been awarded a Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant are not eligible for this award.
LivingWorks Education Grant Program
The goal of this grant program offered by LivingWorks Education Inc. is to provide an opportunity for funding to help individuals, organizations, or communities build an initial, sustainable foundation to implement suicide awareness, prevention and intervention education and training. For details, please visit the LivingWorks website.
QPR Mini-Grants For Community Capacity Building
In 2012 the QPR Institute initiated a new mini-grant opportunity for any organization interested in preventing suicide at the local level. The purpose of these grants is to promote and sustain online and blended QPR gatekeeper training by leveraging the power of the web through a unique business partnership with the QPR Institute. For details, please visit the QPR Institute website.
Project SERV (School Emergency Response to Violence)
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students administers the Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant program to help schools recover following violent events. Local educational agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) are eligible to apply for a Project SERV grant if their learning environment has been disrupted as a direct result of suicide deaths of students, faculty members and/or staff, and responding to the crisis poses an undue financial hardship. For more information visit the Project SERV website or review their announcements of recent awards.