How to Apply for Funding
Current Funding Opportunities
FY 2019 – 2021 Community Children’s Services Fund Grant Cycle
MHB announced the opening of the FY19-21 Community Children’s Services Fund grant cycle. The updated children/youth needs assessment and the funding priorities were presented. The following links are helpful resources along with information from the community meeting:
SLPS MOU Resource Page (for projects needing information about MOUs with the St. Louis Public Schools)
MHB will conduct a series of four workshops November 8th – 9th for current and potential future grantees to review the web-based grant application system and details regarding the pre-application phase of the FY 19-21 Community Children’s Services Fund grant cycle.
Click on one of the links below to register for a workshop. The same content will be covered at all four sessions – therefore it is only necessary to register for one.
Please Note: Attendance at the community meeting and/or the workshops is not a requirement to be considered for funding.
SAINT LOUIS MENTAL HEALTH BOARD
PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE
Permanent Supportive Housing is defined as, “A cost-effective combination of permanent, affordable housing with services that help people live more stable, productive lives.” For more information about PSH in St. Louis, you may download the Corporation for Supportive Housing’s recently published “Report to the St. Louis Partnership for Mental Health and Housing Transformation Grant” by clicking HERE
To be considered for funding through the Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative program is a two-step process. At present there are no hard deadlines. Letters of Intent and Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The steps applicants must follow are detailed below:
- Submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) using the required format found on the MHB website, to the attention of “PSH Letter of Intent”
- After the LOI is submitted, the MHB Housing Development Committee will review and recommend whether or not to invite the applicant to submit a full application.
- A cover letter signed by an individual authorized to enter into contractual agreements on behalf of the organization. The cover letter must include::
- A brief summary of the project;
- The amount of funding requested; and
- The number of permanent supportive housing units expected to be produced through this application.
- One complete Application packet including:
- The “Application for Funding” completed in full with the applicant’s name entered in the footer; and
- Additional pages as required, with the appropriate question number noted and the applicant’s name entered in the footer; and
- The attachments requested on page 6 of the Application for Funding.
- 5 copies of the Application for Funding with (items 2a. and 2b. above, but without the attachments listed on page 6.
The cover letter and application packet must be physically received at MHB’s office, to the attention of “PSH Application.”