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Capacity Building Opportunities

Grants to Southeast Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies
to Build Capacity to Improve Mental Health Care Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Ethel and James Flinn Foundation

Deadline Date:

07/18/19 4:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $25,000 to $60,000 to Southeast Michigan nonprofits and government agencies providing mental health services in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw Counties for activities that build organizational capacity. Activities and projects that benefit a major portion of the state will also be considered. Mental health services must be a significant part of the work carried out by the applicant organization. The Foundation is committed to improving the scope, quality, and delivery of mental health services in Michigan.

Proposals should address one of the following priorities:
- Improvement or enhancement of existing behavioral health treatment model that increases access to or quality of care
- Use of technology to improve access to or quality of behavioral health care (i.e. telemedicine, electronic health records)
- Organizational and program improvements that include: strategic planning; policy/practice improvements; evaluation; provider or cross system collaborations; shared services and mergers; governmental compliance and mandates
- Staff or clinical training and workforce development

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158105

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

The Foundation will consider grant requests ranging from $25,000 to $60,000.

Term of Contract:

The one-year grant term is January 1, 2020-December 21, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations that provide mental health care and services and are located in southeast Michigan - specifically Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw Counties.

The Foundation may also consider projects and activities that benefit a major portion of the State of Michigan.

To be eligible for a grant, your organization must:
- Be recognized as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
- Deliver mental health care and services in Michigan counties of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, or Washtenaw
- Have a current audited financial statement or be in the process of obtaining one

The Foundation does not consider support for the following:
- Grants made directly to individuals
- Loans
- Grants to support religious activity or sectarian education
- Non-Michigan projects
- Capital projects
- Endowments, annual drives, fund raising events
- Past operating deficits

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to submit applications is July 18, 2019, 4:00 PM. Grants are awarded once yearly - in September.

- July 18, 2019 - (4:00 p.m.): Application Deadline
- September 30, 2019: Decision Notification
- October 8, 2019: Grantee Orientation Meeting
- December 2019: Funds Issued
- January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020: One-Year Grant Term
- March 1, 2021: Final Report Due

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Andrea M. Cole, Executive Director and CEO
P: (313) 309-3436
F: (313) 309-3441

Ethel & James Flinn Foundation
333 West Fort Street, Suite 1950
Detroit, MI 48226-3167

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USA: Michigan: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw Counties

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