Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH)
06/08/20 Midnight Central Time
Grants and consultations to Missouri nonprofit organizations. law enforcement agencies, schools, IHEs, and government entities for suicide prevention efforts. Funding is intended to support the planning stages of community-based, collaborative programs that are designed to reduce gun suicides within populations of interest. These populations include teens, young adults, elderly, veterans, and individuals identifying as LGBTQ.
Organizations will apply for planning grants to develop a program adapting or utilizing promising, evidence-based strategies to reduce gun suicides. As needed, the Foundation is prepared to provide awarded organizations assistance and guidance from consultants with expertise or working knowledge based on the targeted population and/or strategies being proposed through the planning process.
Organizations receiving funding will be expected to work with external consultants identified by the Foundation to design communications messaging tailored for the targeted population and create program evaluation measures. Organizations receiving funding will also be required to participate in a Foundation-facilitated learning community with other organizations engaged in similar work. During the planning period, grantees and partner organizations should anticipate participating in two meetings each year.
GrantWatch ID#: 188264
Award amounts for individual projects will vary. Applicants should submit a budget that aligns with the scope of the project, supports proposed activities, and clearly connects activities or outcomes with line item requests.
The planning grant time duration is up to 24 months. Award recipients will choose a start date of October 1 or November 1, 2020, and projects must end no later than September 30, 2022.
At the end of the planning grant period, organizations that have developed a program and are positioned for implementation will be eligible to apply for up to five years of implementation funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1036?SA=SNA&FID=35193
If you have questions about the goals or content of this RFA please contact:
Renetta Mosley, Strategist – Initiatives
If there are additional questions about the application system, contact:
Steve Frisbee, Project Analyst
Map of eligible regions: https://mffh.org/the-foundation/where-we-work/
USA: Missouri: 84 Missouri counties and the city of St. Louis.
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