Partnerships April-May 2023
May 24, 2023Read the April-May issue of Partnerships to learn about our Equity on the Mall event, read new reports, get updates about our programs and access funding opportunities.
Funding opportunity: COVID-19 Mitigation Project Round Two
May 11, 2023
The Center and the California Department of Health Care Services announced this funding opportunity, with contracts up to $500,000 over 18 months. Providers will expand services to offer education on COVID-19 testing, implement on-site COVID-19 testing, collaborate with community partners to prevent infectious disease transmission, expand COVID-19 response services to those connected to the behavioral health system, and support the maintenance of healthy environments. Applications are due by June 15 at 1 p.m. Access the Request for Applications for more information.
Proposers’ Webinar Recording (YouTube.com)
Proposers’ Webinar Slide Deck (.pdf)
Funding opportunity: Youth Suicide Prevention Media and Outreach Campaign
May 10, 2023
With grants up to $500,000 over two years, the goal of this funding opportunity is to reduce suicide, suicide attempts and self-harm behavior in youth disproportionately impacted by suicide. Learn more on the Youth Suicide Prevention Media and Outreach Campaign page.
Nominate a changemaker for the Here to Lead storytelling campaign!
May 5, 2023From the Bay Area to Southern California to Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley, boys and men of color are creating jobs and new career paths, securing economic equity and forging pathways to economic freedom. These leaders are shaping California into a state where everyone belongs — and showing that those closest to the problems are best equipped to create real and lasting change. We want to share these stories to unlock even greater economic opportunities. Continue reading...
Funding opportunity: Opioid and Stimulant Use Disorder Prevention and Education in Communities of Color
April 14, 2023The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in partnership with The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, has $12 million in funding available to support prevention and education activities. Organizations may apply for up to $250,000 to support programs addressing opioid use, stimulant use and polysubstance use in communities of color. Funding will be used to increase community understanding of opioid, stimulant and polysubstance use, reduce stigma, and increase access to treatment services through referrals and partnerships. Applications are due by May 15 at 1 p.m. (Pacific Time). Visit the MAT Access Points Project website for details.
Funding opportunity: Opioid Use and Stimulant Use Education and Outreach in 2S/LGBTQ+ Communities
April 10, 2023The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in partnership with The Center, has $5 million in funding to support focused outreach activities. Organizations may apply for up to $200,000 to implement and strengthen opioid use and stimulant use outreach and community education programs for and within Two-Spirit (2S)/LGBTQ+ communities in California. Funding also will support increasing access to treatment services for opioid use disorder, stimulant use disorder and/or co-occurring substance use disorder through referrals and partnerships. Applications are due by May 8 at 1 p.m. Visit the MAT Access Points Project website for details.
Partnerships – February-March 2023
March 24, 2023Read the February-March issue of Partnerships to learn about new partners in our Community Economic Mobilization Initiative, check out the 2022 Elevate Youth California Annual Report, get information on events, meet our newest staff members and find employment opportunities.