Improving outcomes through community engagement

About the Grants Programs

CalMHSA has coordinated with several counties to offer funding to local organizations and individuals, through which to perform community engagement activities that help raise awareness and offer services relating to mental health and wellness. Funding opportunities are timed to coincide with Mental Health Matters Month in May, Suicide Prevention Month in September, and Mental Health Awareness Week in October.

Alameda County Grants Program

More information coming soon.

Los Angeles County Grants Program

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and CalMHSA are excited to announce the 2020 Community Engagement Mini Grant program, to create opportunities and events that will increase community engagement, reduce stigma, and enhance wellbeing around mental health.

For a brief video about the application process, click HERE.


Grant awardees can find information on reporting requirements and payment terms HERE.

UPDATE (3/18/20):
Due to the circumstances around the current COVID-19 public health situation, LACDMH has determined that all grant opportunities will be postponed until FALL 2020.

At this time, we will not be extending the application timeline. Applications received for the Spring 2020 cycle will be evaluated and announced by May 1, 2020 (date subject to change).

Specific details pertaining to the precise project timeline, final reporting due date, and fund distributions are still being determined. We will continue to provide updates with any new information as it becomes available.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as the situation continues to develop during this challenging period.

Please continue to email should you have any questions.

Sacramento County BHS Grant Program

The Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Health Services is proud to announce the 2020 Community-Driven Time-Limited Grant program. The grants are funded by Sacramento County BHS Mental Health Services Act Prevention and Early Intervention component. The grants are intended to build community capacity through prevention and early intervention activities.

Grant Application (Microsoft WORD Format)
Grant Application
(PDF Format)

Information Webinar: click HERE.