Funding Opportunities

• Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Deadline to Apply

The purpose of this program is to develop a sustainable infrastructure for school-based mental health programs and services. Recipients are expected to build collaborative partnerships with the State Education Agency, Local Education Agency, Tribal Education Agency, the State Mental Health Agency, community-based providers of behavioral health care services, school personnel, community organizations, families, and school-aged youth. Award recipients will leverage their partnerships to implement mental health-related promotion, awareness, prevention, intervention, and resilience activities to ensure that school-aged youth have access and are connected to appropriate and effective behavioral health services. With this program, SAMHSA aims to promote the healthy social and emotional development of school-aged youth and prevent youth violence in school settings.

Award Amount
Up to $1,800,000 per year per award