Funding Opportunities

When KDADS's Behavioral Health Services has issued Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for grant opportunities, the information and any applications and questions will be posted here. Newly posted RFPs will be announced prior to the pre-bid conference, and any questions that arise from that will be posted here after that conference.

The currently released RFPs offered by KDADS BHS are listed below.

Kansas Prevention Collaborative-Community Initiative Request for Applications for Planning Grants (Cohort II)

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), Behavioral Health Services Commission, announces the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) for planning grants (Cohort II) that will allow eligible applicants to engage in comprehensive community-based strategic planning that will result in community driven plans to reduce underage drinking and/or youth marijuana use, shared risk and protective factors and produce sustainable systems change.

The Kansas Prevention Collaborative-Community Initiative (KPCCI) is intended to reduce and prevent substance abuse in identified communities and enrich prevention efforts across the state through the implementation and sustainability of effective, culturally competent prevention strategies. Through the advancement of technological supports, learning processes, technical assistance, direct consultation, and other resources, grantees will be supported through each of the five steps of the SPF.

Eligibility

KDADS invites applications from private, nonprofit and/or community organizations.

Request for Proposal Timeline

Release of Request for Proposal

May 1, 2017

Pre-Bid Conference

May 9, 2017

 Q&A Emailed to KDADS

May 16, 2017

Q&A Posted by KDADS

May 19, 2017

Applications Due

June 2, 2017 by 5:00 P.M. CST

Notification of Award(s)

June 9, 2017

Grant Start-Up

July 1, 2017

If you have questions regarding this RFP please contact KDADS@prevention@ks.gov

Kansas Prevention Collaborative-Community Initiative Capacity, Readiness, and Mobilization Grant Cohort I RFP

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), Behavioral Health Services Commission, announces the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) for  the Kansas Prevention Collaborative Community Imitative; Capacity, Readiness and Mobilization (KPCCI-CRM) grants (Cohort I) that will allow eligible applicants to increase and enhance local level capacity and readiness and to mobilize community members in an effort to enhance local level strategic planning while increasing the readiness of the community to implement comprehensive, data-driven community prevention approaches in an effort to decrease the incidence of underage and binge drinking and to increase the perception of harm or marijuana as well as to address associated risk and protective factors.

The Kansas Prevention Collaborative-Community Initiative (KPCCI) is intended to reduce and prevent substance abuse in identified communities and enrich prevention efforts across the state through the implementation and sustainability of effective, culturally competent prevention strategies. Through the advancement of technological supports, learning processes, technical assistance, direct consultation, and other resources, grantees will be supported through each of the five steps of the SPF.

Eligible applicants include:

  • Cohort 1 KPCCI  Planning Grant recipients who desire to enhance their strategic plan and community capacity, readiness and mobilization prior to moving toward comprehensive implementation
  • Community Coalitions that have completed a strategic planning process during the previous 3 years who wish to revise and enhance said plan and prepare for implementation of comprehensive implementation of evidence-based prevention strategies. (Former Partnership For Success II grantees would qualify for this grant)

Request for Proposal Timeline

Release of Request for Proposal

May 1, 2017

Pre-Bid Conference

May 9, 2017

Q&A Emailed to KDADS

May 16, 2017

Q&A Posted by KDADS

May 19, 2017

Applications Due

June 2, 2017 by 5:00 P.M. CST

Notification of Award(s)

June 9, 2017

Grant Start-Up

July 1, 2017

If you have questions regarding this RFP please contact KDADS@prevention@ks.gov

Kansas Prevention Collaborative-Community Initiative Implementation RFP

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), Behavioral Health Services Commission, announces the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) for implementation grants that will allow eligible applicants to engage in comprehensive community-based strategic planning that will result in community driven implementation plans to reduce underage drinking and/or youth marijuana use, shared risk and protective factors and produce sustainable systems change. 

The Kansas Prevention Collaborative-Community Initiative (KPCCI) is intended to reduce and prevent substance abuse in identified communities and enrich prevention efforts across the state through the implementation and sustainability of effective, culturally competent prevention strategies. Through the advancement of technological supports, learning processes, technical assistance, direct consultation, and other resources, grantees will be supported through each of the five steps of the SPF.

Eligibility for this RFA is limited KPCCI Planning Grant Cohort I grantees that have successfully completed the planning grant during FY17.

Cohort I of the Implementation grant is a one year award with the potential for two annual renewals based upon performance and compliance with all grant terms and conditions.  Years two and three will require a local match.

Request for Proposal Timeline

RFP Implementation                                                                         May 1, 2017

Pre-bid conference                                                                            May 9, 2017

Q&A                                                                                                May 16, 2017

Applications due                                                                               June 2, 2017

Awards announced                                                                           June 9, 2017

Grant start up                                                                                   July 1, 2017

If you have questions regarding this RFP please contact KDADS.prevention@ks.gov

The Kansas Prevention Collaborative- Problem Gambling Community Initiative (KPC-PGCI)

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), Behavioral Health Services Commission, announces the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) for grants that will facilitate comprehensive community-based strategic planning resulting in local/regional plans to increase awareness of and provide education on problem gambling and related risk and protective factors.

The Kansas Prevention Collaborative-Problem Gambling Community Initiative (KPC-PGCI) is intended to develop strategic, data-driven, and effective awareness, education and prevention approaches for problem gambling and related harms.  These efforts should be targeted toward increasing knowledge regarding problem gambling and toward promoting the availability of no-out of pocket cost treatment for problem gamblers and concerned others. 

The KPC-PGCI has identified market regions that would benefit from strategic planning, implementation, and development of sustainability processes that promote effective, culturally competent education and awareness. More detailed information is available in the Request for Applications (RFA).

Application Timeline

Release of RFA

April 3, 2017

Pre-Bid Conference *MANDATORY*

Face to Face or Webinar option available

April 14,2017, 10-11:30 AM

503 S Kansas Avenue, Room 331, Topeka KS, 66603

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/951625485

Written Questions Due to kdads.prevention@ks.gov

April 19,2017-5PM

Q&A Posted

April 21,2017

Applications Due

May 17, 2017-5PM

Notification of Awards

June 19, 2017

Grant Start Up

July 1, 2017