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New Behavioral Health Facilities grant application opens May 17th

By May 4, 2021Uncategorized

$3.5 million will be available for crisis stabilization projects in rural communities

Thanks to a unique public-private partnership between Premera Blue Cross and the Department of Commerce $3.5 million in capital construction funding will be available for behavioral health facilities targeting crisis stabilization needs in rural communities in Washington state. Grants will range from $150,000 – $1 million.

The application, and the technical assistance period, will launch on May 17. Commerce published the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) May 3rd.  The Dept. of Commerce encourages interested applicants to begin reviewing the NOFA now.

Funding will be open to nonprofits, public entities, Tribes and for-profit businesses. Nonprofit and for-profit business applicants must be registered in the State of Washington and all applicants must meet specific licensing and certification requirements. Grants are for reimbursement for capital projects only.

For more information, please visit the WA State DOC webpage.  The application will be posted on May 17th.