Funding

The Alliance posts funding opportunities relevant to school-based health care in Washington state. Contact us at info@wasbha.org if you have a funding opportunity for us to share here.

Kaiser Permanente releases RFP for school-based health center planning grants

Kaiser Permanente Washington is pleased to release a RFP for the planning of school-based health centers. This investment will support up to 5 collaborative partnerships in the planning and development of school-based health centers (SBHCs) for the purpose of improving the health of young people, promoting the full participation of SBHCs in our regional health care system and increasing access to care for the most vulnerable in our communities.  This RFP expands Kaiser Permanente Washington’s existing investments in the school-based health center (SBHC) model, which include the operation of eight school based health centers in the Seattle School District, providing behavioral health staffing in five others and investing in the Washington School-Based Health Alliance.

Applicants are able to apply for up to $60,000 to support 10 months of planning. Applications must be e-mailed to communityhealth.wa@kp.org by close of business on 9/27/18.

An information webinar will be held on 9/5/18 from 2:00-3:00pm. Details included in the RFP.

SBHC Funding for Strengthening Asthma Management

The Regional Asthma Management and Prevention, California School-Based Health Alliance, and the National School-Based Health Alliance are pleased to announce a funding opportunity for school-based health centers (SBHCs). Eight SBHCs across the country will be selected to received $8,000 to conduct activities aimed at reducing environmental asthma triggers, as part of a National School-Based Health Center Asthma Demonstration Project Collaborative. Participating SBHCs will receive technical assistance from content experts, opportunities for peer learning with other CBHS, and tools & resources to better support students with asthma, over a two-year period.

Applications are due August 17; but we highly encourage you to submit as soon as you can! Visit RAMP’s webpage for more information on the application process. For questions, please contact Anne Kelsey Lamb (Anne@rampasthma.org ) and Molly Baldridge.  (mbaldridge@schoolhealthcenters.org).

Community Schools Funding from U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education has posted a grant opportunity for full-service community schools.

A full-service community school is a public elementary school or secondary school that participates in a community-based effort to coordinate and integrate educational, developmental, family, health, and other comprehensive services through community-based organizations and public and private partnerships.

HRSA Funding Opportunity for SBHCs

HRSA has released a notice of grant funding for school-based health centers.

The purpose of the fiscal year (FY) 2019 School-Based Health Center Capital (SBHCC) Program is to increase access to mental health, substance abuse, and childhood obesity-related services in operational school-based health centers (SBHCs), by funding minor alteration/renovation (A/R) projects and/or the purchase of moveable equipment, including telehealth equipment.

Applications are due April 17, 2018. Go here for more information.