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Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative: Apply Now for Local-Level Campaigns Grants!

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Office of Health Equity (OHE) is developing and implementing local-level public education and change campaigns as part of the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI). The CDPH, OHE intends to award approximately 25 to 30 local-level grants to 501(c)(3) community-based organizations (CBOs) or Tribal organizations or collaborative/partnerships to develop local-level campaigns that address reduction in stigma, and enhance behavioral health literacy for children, youth, families and communities, and increase help-seeking behavior and wellness support.  

The CDPH, OHE is partnering with the Public Health Institute (PHI), an independent, nonprofit organization, to implement the Local-Level Campaigns. This partnership between PHI and the CDPH, OHE aims to facilitate a deep investment in children and youth (ages 0-25), parents and caregivers who live in communities that are historically unserved, underserved and inappropriately served, including five priority populations, which will enable select local organizations to develop youth-centered, and co-created public health campaigns.

The full RFA announcement is available here:  CYBHI Local-Level Public Education and Change Campaigns RFA. This document includes background, funding information, eligibility criteria, a description of the scope of work and complete selection and evaluation criteria.

These are key dates for the application process:

RFA Announcement Release

December 1, 2023

Informational Webinar

December 12, 2023 11am-12:30pm PT

To register, click here: RFA Informational Webinar

*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Office Hours 1

December 14, 2023 (scheduling link will be posted on website)

Letter of Intent Due

December 18, 2023 5pm PT **Mandatory, Non-Binding**

Office Hours 2

January 5, 2024 (scheduling link will be posted on website)

RFA Deadline

January 16, 2024, 2pm PT

Application Review

January 22 – February 2, 2024

Award Notification

No later than February 15

Applications will only be accepted through the online portal, managed by PHI CWN. The mandatory, non-binding Letter of Intent will also be accepted through the online portal

Please send any questions to this email: [email protected].

 

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