The DCMHB accepts applications from June 1 to July 1 of the year. Funding requests are encouraged from any eligible agency providing mental health, substance use disorder, and/or development disability services/programs.
DeWitt County 708 Community Mental Health Board (DCCMHB)
FY 2020 Funding Criteria and Application Procedures
1. FUNDER INFORMATION
Sharon Mills, Administrator
DeWitt County 708 Community Mental Health Board
Application Website www.dewittcountymhbars.org
The DeWitt County Community Mental Health Board’s mission is to provide access to comprehensive, community-based services in an efficient and effective manner to all residents of DeWitt County with mental illness, substance abuse, and developmental/intellectual disabilities. The DCCMHB follows the DeWitt County Board’s fiscal year, December 1-November 30. The DCCMHB was established by voter referendum August 22, 1967.
2. TYPES OF SERVICES/PROGRAMS FUNDED
· Mental Health
· Substance Abuse
· Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities
3. FY 2019 AWARDS and FY 2020 FUNDS AVAILABLE
The DCCMHB allocated approximately $394,446 for FY 2019 to ten organizations (and their programs/services) in amounts ranging from $1,525 to $240,000. FY 2020 awards are dependent upon availability of funds to the DCCMHB through tax levy.
4. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
· Individuals and families served with 708 funds must be DeWitt County residents.
· Agency must be a governmental unit or not-for-profit with IRS 501(c)(3) status.
· Services/programs must be delivered either free of charge or using an acceptable sliding fee scale.
5. CONTRACTUAL AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
· A mutually agreed upon contract between the agency and the DCCMHB must be negotiated and approved prior to distributing an award.
· Agencies will abide by DCCMHB general funding guidelines (to be provided with contractual agreement).
· Periodic reports and site visits will be required in accordance with the contractual agreement and general funding guidelines.
6. APPLICATION DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES
Funding requests are encouraged from any eligible agency providing mental health, substance abuse, and/or developmental/intellectual disability services.
Applications for FY 2020 funding may be submitted ONLINEthis year June 1-July 1, 2019 at
https://dewittcountymhbars.org To receive access to the application Website, please provide the following AGENCYinformation to Sharon Mills:
· Agency Name
· Executive Director
· Primary Program Contact(s) – if not Executive Director:
Each agency will be provided via email with a single username/password for all agency users to login into the system after June 1. Each agency user may work on its agency’s application, save, and return to work on it at a later time.
Online applications will require the following information:
Step 1: Agency Profile
· Agency name, contact person(s), contact information
· Concise statement and description of the agency’s mission and purpose
· Geographic area served by the agency
UPLOAD Supplementary material to the online application site:
Step 2: Programs:List program name and total amount of funding requested for each program for FY 2020. Also, select primary type of program/service to be funded with 708 dollars – choose one of the following options:
· Mental Health,
· Substance Abuse, or
· Developmental/Intellectual Disability
Step 3: Program Specific Information (to be provided for each program/service for which funds are requested). Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of information/questions asked about each program in the online application system.
· Description of the need for funding, target population(s), estimated number of people
to be served, and hours of service per client
· Number currently on wait lists; average wait times for the program/service
· Description of the program/service including: activities/services to be provided; staffing;
and desired client outcomes and indicators of success (i.e., goals and objectives)
· Plans for evaluating program outcomes and effectiveness
· Detailed budget for the program/service including program revenues and expenses
· Data related to past years’ MHB funding for each program/service (if applicable): number of unduplicated clients served, hours of service, and summary of other outcomes for FY 2018 (Dec. 1-Nov. 30, 2018) and the fiscal year to date (Dec. 1-June 1, 2019)
The DCCMHB will schedule a 20-minute public meeting/question and answer session with each applicant agency in July at the Warner Library (date/time TBD). Please direct questions to Sharon Mills at email@example.com
Please direct any questions about the current fiscal year's funding criteria or application process to Sharon Mills: firstname.lastname@example.org