CSWE Government Relations (GR) is sharing the following funding opportunity from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CSWE GR is able to provide high-level context about this opportunity.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) released a new solicitation for the Demonstrating Policy Effectiveness to Promote Black Youth Mental Health Initiative. This initiative is aligned with recommendations from the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Emergency Taskforce report titled "Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Suicide in America;" and Healthy People 2030 mental health disorder and adolescent health objectives MHMD-02 and AH-D02. OMH expects this program to identify and assess specific policy efforts shown to have meaningful impact on mental health for Black youth and generally relevant for the mental health of all youth, including suicide prevention.
The demonstration projects are expected to:
Any public or private nonprofit entity located within the United States is eligible to apply for an award under this announcement. OMH encourages applicants to partner with a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) for community engagement and quality improvement.
A technical assistance webinar for potential applicants will be held on May 5, 2022 at 4:00 PM ET. Login details will be posted at https://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/. Applications are due by June 22, 2022 by 6:00pm ET. The full program solicitation can be found here.
333 John Carlyle Street, Suite 400Alexandria, VA22314
Phone+1 703 683 8080