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Grants of up to $40,000 per year to Massachusetts public school districts to implement or expand integrated school/district mental health and substance abuse mitigation programs. Funding will be provided for mental health and substance abuse counselors who will focus on improving academic achievement, school engagement, social and emotional well-being, and fostering a safe and healthy learning environment.
Priorities for this grant program include establishing or expanding counseling programs in school grades K-12 that are designed to improve outcomes in student academic performance, school climate, family and community engagement, behavioral health and safe and supportive learning environments.
Grantees are expected to implement initiatives that improve the school setting related to student learning, behavioral health and decreasing harassment, bullying, violence and substance use.
These funds may not be used for programs exclusively serving students with disabilities.
Estimated Size of Grant:
Duration: Upon Approval - 6/30/2017.
Student Support Center
Massachusetts Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates / changes / addendums / conferences / LOIs.