Federal Grants Support Mental Health in Schools — January 2010
Apply now for grants from the Department of Education
The Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools recently announced two competitive grants. If you are interested, please review the following information and forward it to others who work with schools:
- As part of the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling program, $15 million is available to low-achieving elementary and secondary local educational agencies to establish or expand counseling programs. The grant will be divided among an estimated 44 recipients, with awards ranging from $250 to $400,000. Applications are due February 26.
- As part of the Grants for the Integration of Schools and Mental Health Systems program, $6 million is available to low-achieving local educational agencies that link with local mental health systems to increase student access to high-quality mental health care. The grant will be divided among an estimated 17 recipients, with awards ranging from $150,000 to $400,000. Applications are due February 22.
2010 Education Policy News
- Federal Education Programs of Interest to Psychology: Past and Current Appropriations Levels — February 2010
- National Health Service Corps Announces Increase in Loan Repayment Funding — April 2011
- HHS Programs of Interest to the Psychology Education and Training Community — February 2010
- New Opportunities for Psychologists in the National Health Service Corps — February 2010
- The Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2011 Health and Human Services Budget — February 2010