SAMHSA Grant Opportunities:

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces grant funding opportunities through Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOS). Each NOFO contains all the information you need to apply for a grant. These two grants announced (due in May 2023) to education programs aiming to implement trauma-informed care:

Below are fund­ing resources that our part­ners utilize:

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.
  • Funding from the PDG B-5 grant initiative allows states to invest in strategies that will improve early learning experiences for young children. States will use funds for a range of services that benefit young children and their families, including supports for the early childhood workforce, integrated mental health services, and improved coordination that make programs easier for families to access. For more information, follow this link: Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5)