The source of funding is a tax levy collected by the DeWitt County Board.
Members of the MHB review requests for funding annually from eligible providers of mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disability services. The MHB meets with the DeWitt County Board during the County's annual budget review process when a levy is approved for mental health purposes. Written funding criteria are available from the MHB.
To request funding information and /or to apply for mental health funds, please contact our administrator, Sharon Mills, email@example.com.
The DCMHB is accepting applications from June 1-June 30, 2023 for FY 2024 starting December 1, 2023. Funding requests are encouraged from any eligible agency providing mental health, substance use disorder, and/or intellectual/developmental disability services/programs.
DeWitt County 708 Community Mental Health Board (DCCMHB)
FY 2023 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
3. FY 2023 AWARDS and FY 2024 FUNDS AVAILABLE
The DCCMHB allocated approximately $451,014 for FY 2023 to 11 organizations (and their programs/services) in amounts ranging from $4,000 to $228,500. FY 2024 awards are dependent upon availability of funds to the DCCMHB through tax levy.
4. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
5. CONTRACTUAL AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
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 2024 funding must be submitted ONLINE June 1-June 30, 2023 at https://dewittcountymhbars.org To receive access to the application Website, please provide the following AGENCY* information to Sharon Mills:
Each agency will be provided via email with a single username/password for all agency users to login into the system. Each agency user may work on its agency’s application, save, and return to work on it later.
*Agencies who submitted applications ONLINE in FY 2023 will be assigned a new login for the current year. Their agency profile will already be built and can be edited. Their past program/service information can be updated. New programs/services also can be added. Supplementary materials must be updated annually as applicable.
Online applications will require the following information:
Step 1: Agency Profile
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 2023. Also, select primary type of program/service to be funded with 708 dollars – choose one of the following options:
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.
Technical assistance sessions will be held on June 6, 2023 at 10 am, and June 21, 2023 at 2 pm via Zoom. Attendance is not required to apply. The DCCMHB will schedule a 20-minute meeting with each applicant agency in July in-person or virtually.
Express your intent to apply, request technical assistance links, and direct questions to Sharon Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org