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.