Funding Opportunities

HCBS LTSS

KDADS has allocated up to $51 million in bonuses to recruit and retain new and existing Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Direct Support Workers (DSWs) and their Immediate Supervisors. Please see all documents related to the "Workforce Incentive Program" below.
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KDADS Workforce Incentive PresentationPPTX504.43 KB28 Mar, 2022 Download
Workforce Incentive Program Get Ready to Apply ChecklistPDF131.84 KB24 Mar, 2022 Download
Workforce Incentive PacketXLSX290.33 KB30 Mar, 2022 Download
EXAMPLE Workforce Incentive Packet - Day Resident ProviderXLSX53.38 KB07 Apr, 2022 Download
EXAMPLE Workforce Incentive Packet - FMSXLSX287.95 KB07 Apr, 2022 Download
Provider Payment Attestation FormXLSX20.66 KB30 Mar, 2022 Download
KDADS Workforce Incentive FAQsPDF277.17 KB30 Mar, 2022 Download
FMS FAQsPDF148.28 KB07 Apr, 2022 Download
KDADS Webinar - Workforce Incentive ProgramPDF151.16 KB23 Mar, 2022 Download
The Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) and Witt O’Brien’s representatives hosted a webinar to for prospective applicants interested in applying for the Workforce Incentive Program.

Download the PowerPoint presentation from the webinar from the documents above and view the recording of the webinar below.

KDADS-Workforce Incentive Webinar Recording-3.28.2022

Behavioral Health Services

Private Psychiatric Hospital CMS Certification Request for Application

This RFA is for Private Psychiatric Hospital (PPH) facilities to complete updates and remodel as appropriate to meet CMS requirements to ensure certification to provide access to appropriate psychiatric treatment. 

Applications due by close of business June 20, 2022 and should be submitted to Commissioner Andrew Brown via email at [email protected]

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KANSAS PREVENTION COLLABORATIVE-COMMUNITY INITIATIVE (KPCCI) SUBSTANCE ABUSE PLANNING GRANT (Update)

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

This Kansas Prevention Collaborative-Community Initiative (KPCCI) is intended to reduce underage drinking, youth marijuana use, health disparities, shared risk, and protective factors and produce sustainable systems change. and prevent substance abuse in identified communities and enrich prevention efforts across the state through the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based strategies, and culturally competent prevention strategies. Grantees will be supported by each of the Kansas Prevention Collaborative partners. You can find out more about each of these partners at  https://kansaspreventioncollaborative.org/.

Eligible applicants and their fiscal agents must be an existing community coalition or task force for at least the past six months and may include local government agencies, schools, public universities, and colleges, private and/or not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organizations based in the targeted community.  Community coalitions shall be defined as a multiple sector partnership, mobilized at the local level to make their communities safer, healthier, and drug-free.  Effective community coalitions must possess a stable and effective organizational structure with clearly defined roles, and responsibilities, and may include multiple geographic areas or school district boundaries that are efficiently and effectively able to work together (e.g., a rural, multi-county partnership).   

Submit applications by close of business (5pm) on June 1, 2022 to: [email protected] and please cc: [email protected] and [email protected] and [email protected].

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EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR YOUTH GRANT

Kansas Department for Aging and Disabilities Services/Behavioral Health Commission invites Kansas nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations of all disciplines to submit proposals in response to this Request for Applications (RFA.  Proposals will provide services, education, and awareness on topics such as:

  • COVID-induced trauma and behavioral health concerns of students
  • Youth behavioral health/mental health/substance abuse prevention
  • Behavioral Health Early Intervention and/or
  • Fostering stable environments

The grantee will be required to demonstrate a capacity to ensure the Behavioral Health Early Intervention services programs fit with existing behavioral health strategies for youth and are in line with SAMHSA CSAP strategies.

Emphasis should be placed on strengthening common protective factors to reduce the frequency of problems occurring with mental health and/ or AOD (Alcohol and other Drugs) use for youth K-12, and their parents, caregivers, and schools. K-12 youth in the community with higher COVID-induced trauma and behavioral health concerns are the primary targeted population for this RFA. 

Applications are due by May 6, 2022, 5 p.m.  The project phase for these optional grants will be June 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.

Please send all application for consideration to [email protected].

E-CIGARETTE PREVENTION/REDUCTION

Kansas Department for Aging and Disabilities Services/Behavioral Health Commission invites Kansas nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations of all disciplines to submit proposals in response to this Request for Applications RFA.  Proposals will provide resources to the prevention of e-cigarette, vaping and other tobacco product usage among youth and young adults. 

The grantee will be required to demonstrate a capacity to support behavior change, including knowledge, risk perceptions, beliefs, and ultimately intentions of youth and young adults towards e-cigarette usages, increase awareness and change perception of e-cigarettes in youth and young adults.

The targeted population is youth grades 6 – 12 and young adults 18-25 years of age.

Applications are due by May 6, 2022, 5 p.m.  The project phase for these optional grants will be June 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.

Please send all application for consideration to [email protected].