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You’re invited to apply for Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program (BHCIP) Round 4: Children and Youth funding! 

This round is dedicated to projects that will expand the behavioral health continuum of treatment and service resources in settings that serve Californians ages 25 and younger, including pregnant and postpartum women and their children, and transition-age youth, along with their families. 

Eligible applicants include counties, cities, tribal entities (including 638s and urban clinics), nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and other for-profit organizations.  

Visit the Children and Youth Grant page to learn more, including information on how to complete the required pre-application consultation survey, links to apply, deadlines, and background resources. 

You’ll find information on current and future funding opportunities, as well as previous funding rounds, below. 

OPEN FUNDING ROUNDS

CCE Capital Expansion (Joint RFA)
Approximately 75 percent of funds ($570 Million) for the CCE Program Grant will be made available for capital expansion projects, including acquisition, construction, and rehabilitation of residential care settings.
Grantees may be approved to use a portion of these funds to establish a capitalized operating subsidy reserve (COSR) for these projects, available for use for up to 5 years.

Applications for CCE Capital Expansion project funding will be accepted on a project-by-project basis through this joint RFA and funded on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted.

More information on how to apply for Capital Expansion funds can be found on the Joint RFA page.

Learn more about the CCE Program Grant here.

Preservation NOFA
The Preservation Program is one part of the total $805 million CCE program, which was established through Assembly Bill (AB) 172 (Chapter 696, Statutes of 2021). Funds will be allocated to county governments through a non-competitive award process. Information about specific allocation amounts available, broken down by county, is provided in the NOFA.

Read more about the NOFA.

FUTURE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Rounds 5: Crisis Continuum
Round 5  |  RFA Release: October 2022. Application Deadline: Early 2023

For more information, including viewing the recent Listening Session webinar, visit the Round 5 page.

To stay informed on Round 6 and other BHCIP funding opportunities, join the mailing list.

 

Round 6: Outstanding Needs Remaining After Rounds 3 Through 5

Round 6: |  RFA Release: 2023.

The focus of this round of BHCIP funding will be to address gaps and needs as identified in a statewide needs assessment. 

To stay informed on Round 6 and other BHCIP funding opportunities, join the mailing list.

CLOSED FUNDING ROUNDS

Crisis Care Mobile Units (CCMU) Program
The Crisis Care Mobile Units (CCMU) program grants were awarded to California county, city, or tribal entity behavioral health authorities to implement or expand Crisis Care Mobile Units (CCMUs).

Utilizing funding received from BHCIP and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), the CCMU Program provides funding for infrastructure and some limited direct services to expand mobile behavioral health crisis services.

Learn more on the CCMU Grant page.

Round 2: Behavioral Health County Tribal Planning Grant
Behavioral Health County and Tribal Planning grants were awarded to California county, tribes, or tribal entity behavioral health authorities to plan for expansion of behavioral health infrastructure capacity, targeting state-level priorities. Learn more on the Round 2 Grant page.
Round 3: Launch Ready (Joint RFA)

DHCS is awarding BHCIP Round 3 Launch Ready grants to:

  • counties, cities, tribal entities (including 638s and urban clinics)
  • nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations
  • other private organizations, including private real estate developers

To expand community capacity for serving the behavioral health (mental health and substance use disorder/SUD) population and must make a commitment to serve Medi-Cal beneficiaries.

Learn more about Launch Ready here.

Round 4: Children and Youth

DHCS will award BHCIP Round 4: Children and Youth grants to expand community capacity for serving the behavioral health (mental health and substance use disorder/SUD) needs of Californians ages 25 and younger, including pregnant and postpartum women and their children, and transition-age youth, along with their families. Successful applicants must make a commitment to serve Medi-Cal beneficiaries.

Eligible entitles include:

  • Counties, cities, tribal entities (including 638s and urban clinics)
  • Nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations
  • Other private organizations, including private real estate developers

More information regarding funding for Round 4: Children and Youth, including the RFA, application instructions, and links to apply, can be found on the Children and Youth Grant webpage.