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

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Ethel and James Flinn Foundation

Deadline Date:

07/13/17 4:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $25,000 to $50,000 to Southeast Michigan nonprofits and government agencies in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw Counties to improve the quality and delivery of mental health care services. Mental health services must be a significant part of the work carried out by the applicant organization. The Foundation may also consider projects and activities that benefit a major portion of the State of Michigan.

Proposals should address one of the following priorities:

Public information, awareness and education campaigns that advocate the value and need for effective mental health treatment and services.

Organizational and program capacity building that will improve access to care, service delivery, and treatment outcomes. Examples include:

- Staff training and development
- Organizational assessments including policies, practices, evaluation, and strategic planning
- Improvement or enhancement of internal operations or external outreach

Improvement or enhancement of existing integrated care models that increase access to mental health and substance use screening, assessment and treatment - The integrated care model must be located in a primary care setting.

Implementation or enhancement of peer support programs for persons with mental health disorders.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158105

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

The Foundation will consider grant requests ranging from $25,000 to $50,000.

Term of Contract:

The grant term is January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations that provide mental health care and services and are located in southeast Michigann - 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. Mental health services must be a significant share of the services provided by the organization.

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:

Important Dates

July 13, 2017 - (4:00 p.m.) - Application Deadline
September 30, 2017 - Decision Notification
October 24, 2017 - Grantee Orientation Meeting
December, 2017 - Funds Issued
January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018 - One Year Grant Term
March 1, 2019 - 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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Geographic Focus:

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