When can we anticipate conditional award announcements for the BHBH Program Tribal Entities RFA? (9/25/23)
Subtopic: Application Process Conditional award announcements are anticipated late October 2023.
On page 7 of the BHBH Program Tribal Entities RFA, it states, “You will be able to upload documents, including the required organizational chart, budget, budget narrative, and signed attestation, as well as any other necessary supporting documentation, to SurveyMonkey Apply.” Is there an attestation required? (9/12/23)
Subtopic: Program Requirements A signed attestation is not required for this round of BHBH Program Tribal Entities RFA funding.
What information should I provide to help DHCS determine whether my organization is eligible to apply for BHBH Program funding? (7/19/23)
Subtopic: Application Process Provide DHCS with a description of your organization, where you are located, whom you serve, the Tribal representation of your board of directors (if applicable), a link
Subtopic: Application Process No. Each application must have one clear lead that is a Tribal entity and will submit the application and sign the contract. Partnerships and collaborations are encouraged.
Subtopic: Program Requirements There is currently no requirement for a waiver of sovereign immunity for potential grantees. However, additional specifications may be included during awardee contracting.
Subtopic: Application Process Yes. Applications for both Tracks 1 and 2 will be accepted until September 15, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT).
Subtopic: Budget/Allowable Use Track 1: Planning grants will be awarded in amounts of $150,000. Applicants for Track 2: Implementation Grants may request up to $5 million in funding; these grants
Subtopic: Budget/Allowable Use Yes. Bridge housing start-up infrastructure funding is limited to $75,000 per bed. However, Tribal entities may use BHBH Program funds in conjunction with other funds as allowable.
Subtopic: Application Process Any entity that meets the definition of “Tribal entity” as outlined in the RFA, whether rural or urban, is invited to apply. Partnerships and collaboration are encouraged;
When a person who might be a BHBH participant has co-occurring mental and substance-related disorders, which one gets addressed first? (7/19/23)
Subtopic: Program Requirements Tribal entities are encouraged to partner with local behavioral health organizations and substance use disorder and mental health providers to address the individualized treatment needs of each
Can any individual receive services through BHBH Program-funded programs if they are experiencing distress and displaying disorganized behavior but haven’t been diagnosed with a serious behavioral health condition and/or do not want to be? (7/19/23)
Subtopic: Program Requirements To be eligible for a BHBH Program-funded project, an individual must meet the following general criteria: The individual is experiencing significant impairment, or there is a reasonable
Subtopic: Budget/Allowable Use Tribal entities may apply for an Implementation Grant in any amount up to $5 million—there is no minimum. Grantees may use the Implementation Grant to engage in