Funding comes from a variety of sources or multiple funders. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Below are funding resources that our partners utilize:
Private Organizations or Donors
Local Tax Levies
Utilize Federal Provisions for Trauma-Informed Schools
- Join the national movement! Schools can address trauma in children and build resilience.
- The “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) signed into law on December 10, 2016, secures a foot-hold for trauma-informed practices in schools.
- A grant program called Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants (SSAE) provides formula funding to support students and schools that include “comprehensive school-based mental health services and supports and staff development for school and community personnel working in the school that are based on trauma-informed practices that are evidence-based…” See section 4108 of ESSA.