• WA State Department of Commerce: Submit pre-applications for select Behavioral Health Facilities grants by Dec. 29.

    December 17, 2021

    Application deadline approaching

    Submit pre-applications for select Behavioral Health Facilities grants by Dec. 29. 

    The 2021-23 Behavioral Health Facilities grant application is closing for the following facility types:
    • 90 and 180-day long-term civil commitments
    • Crisis triage and stabilization for Trueblood Phase 2, King County
    • Intensive behavioral health treatment facilities
    • Peer respite
    • Secure withdrawal management and stabilization
    • Children and minor youth
    Pre-applications for these facility types are due at 12 p.m. Pacific Time on Dec. 29, 2021.
    Complete applications are due at 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Jan. 10, 2022.
    Our website has supporting materials and links to the ZoomGrants online applications for each grant category.
    As you work on your application, please be sure to read the Program Guidelines, Notice of Funding Opportunity, and Frequently Asked Questions documents.


    Behavioral Health Facilities funding round summary
    • Grant funds in this round can be used for construction, renovation and acquisition of real property.
    • Funded projects must result in an increased number of beds or behavioral health service capacity.
    • The competitive funding round is open to eligible organizations that are either a community hospital or community-based behavioral health provider. Applicants must be a nonprofit organization, for-profit organization, local government or a Tribe.
    Any project costs incurred prior to the date of a grant award letter are NOT eligible for reimbursement. Projects awarded funding must commit to maintaining the site as a behavioral health facility for 15 years. Projects already completed are not eligible to apply. 


    Closed categories

    Please note the application round for the following categories is closed:
    • Crisis triage and stabilization
    • Enhanced services facilities
    • Regional needs
    • Specialized dementia care
    Award announcements are anticipated in early spring 2022. 
    Please review the program webpage for more information and program contact information.

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