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2023 Request for Proposals for Adult Mental Health Grant (Michigan)


The Ethel and James Flinn Foundation is accepting proposals from non-profit organizations for the Evidence-Based Practices – Adult Mental Health Grant.

Donor Name: Ethel and James Flinn Foundation

State: Michigan

Counties: Wayne County (MI), Oakland County (MI), Macomb County (MI), Washtenaw County (MI)

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 06/29/2023

Size of the Grant: $50,000 to $100,000

Grant Duration: 2 years


The Foundation’s mission is to advance effective, well-researched mental health treatment, services and programs that meet the needs of people in Michigan.


The following proposals aimed at advancing best practice treatment programs, promoting early intervention, and fostering cross-system collaboration to address inequities in mental health access and outcomes and efficiency will be prioritized:

  • Integrating behavioral health care in primary care settings to promote early intervention
  • Implementing best practice therapeutic treatment programs
  • Implementing best practice care coordination models for people with complex behavioral health and physical health needs
  • Implementing programs that focus on behavioral health improvements for Veterans
  • Implementing best practice models that divert people from the criminal justice system into behavioral health treatment
  • Fostering cross-sector collaborations that lead to meaningful systemic change and improvement in behavioral health access, delivery, treatment, outcomes, and health equity

Funding Information

The Flinn Foundation is requesting proposals to implement Evidence-Based Practices and has allocated approximately $500,000 for 2023. Two-year grant requests ranging from $50,000 to $100,000 per year will be considered. The total two-year award will be determined during the grant decision process.

Two Year Grant Term

January 1, 2024 – December 31, 2025

Activities and Outcomes

  • Provide a description of how the organization plans to implement the program and incorporate the EBP into your core services.
  • Describe the services and activities to be provided and the specific measurable results and outcomes that you wish to achieve during the grant period.
  • Include details on the longer-term impact of these services on the population served.

Eligibility Criteria

This RFP is open to local or state governmental agencies and non-profit organizations that provide mental health care and treatment for adults (22 years and older) either exclusively or as a component of its overall services. The organization should be located in southeast Michigan – specifically Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, or Washtenaw County.

For more information, visit Adult Mental Health.

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