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COMMUNITY GRANTS

  • Funding Opportunity: Grants for Health and Well-being:

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) announces grants to engage communities and promote health and well-being with a focus on Mental Health Month in May.  The final application is April 20, 2018. LACDMH -- through its Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) funding and in collaboration with CalMHSA -- will award grants to engage communities and promote health and well-being. Community Engagement Grants are intended to:

  1. Activate communities and create opportunities that promote health and well-being among diverse cultural communities.
  2. Distribute resources and messages throughout the county.
  3. Increase awareness of and access to mental health services and resources.

Who Should Apply?

Community/Faith-based organizations, non-profit/for-profit, schools, individuals, and other entities dedicated to carrying out diverse community engagement efforts to help promote health and well-being. If you are uncertain about qualifying to apply, please send email to info@calmhsa.org.

The first deadline to submit the grant application is April 6, 2018 and the final deadline to submit is April 20, 2018. The grant period is April 15, 2018 to June 15, 2018. There are two application deadlines and two grant award dates. A more detailed timeline is available on the application. Access the grant application here.

  • Program Development Grant (PDG) Cycle 41 Request of Proposals. Due March 6, 2018: Interested parties, please go to State Council on Developmental Disabilities's website for information and instructions and for more information on the SCDD State Plan Goals.

    Proposals must relate to one or more SCDD State Plan Goals:
    • Goal 1: Self-Advocacy
    • Goal 2: Employment
    • Goal 3: Housing
    • Goal 4: Health and Safety
    • Goal 5: Early Intervention, Education, Transition & Post-Secondary Education
    • Goal 6: Formal & Informal Community Supports
    SAVE the DATE: February 6, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    The State Council on Developmental Disabilities will host and record a non-mandatory pre-bidders conference call to review the RFP and address questions. Call in number: 1-800-839-9416  -  Pin number: 861-0332
  • State Council on Developmental Disabilities Grants Now Available. The California State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) and its regional offices administers grants to community-based organizations to fund new and innovative program development projects. Proposals must have statewide impact and relate to one or more of the following SCDD State Plan Goals: Self-Advocacy; Employment; Housing; Health and Safety; Early Intervention, Education, Transition & Post-Secondary Education; Formal & Informal Community Supports. For more information you may visit their website here, or you may also view the informational flyer here.
  • The California ABLE Act Board is now seeking Investment Consultant Services. All interested in responding to this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) may find it by searching for the RFP using Event ID: 4330.
  • Kern Regional Center has released a Request for Proposal for the development of  “Residential Care in the Home owned by the Housing NPO And Other Resource Developments”  View the full RFP here.
  • The John Gogian Family Foundation supports human service organizations in LA County, focusing on community-based nonprofits of modest size. Grants are only available to tax-exempt organizations with an official 501(c)(3) status. The Foundation is interested in reaching out to nonprofit organizations working with the developmentally disabled. Funding areas include services for developmentally disabled children and adults: therapeutic services, life skills and vocational training, employment, and direct care, including day programs, after-school programs, and residential group homes.  View the Gogian Family Foundation website for further details. 
  • Aidan's Red Envelope Foundation is a non-profit organization whose goal is to help families of children with disabilities and organizations serving disabled children, through its grant program. View the Aidan's Red Envelope website.

ELARC REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

When funds are made available to the Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC), we will implement the current policy and procedures to award grant funds for specified projects. The ELARC Board of Directors approved this policy on November 13, 2012. View the Board approved RFP policy.

ELARC has adopted and maintains a policy statement requiring the Board of Directors review and approval of any regional center contract of $250,000.00 or more, before entering into contract. View the ELARC Contract Approved Policy Statement.

Current Requests For Proposals

SLS Agency with strong ABA component: Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC) is seeking proposals for a Supported Living Services Agency serving adults with the Community Placement Plan (CPP) Start-Up Grants FY17 -18 of up to $30,000.00 (subject to funding approval) for approved, allowable reasonable costs incurred in the development of the agency services. Interested parties are invited to submit a proposal in accordance with the specifications contained in this Request for Proposal (RFP) pending approval under ELARC’s Community Placement Plan (CPP). It is designed to meet the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities who require intensive services and supports due to challenging behaviors and/or conditions that cannot be managed in a community setting without the availability of behavioral services and supports, and who are now in, or at risk of placement in, more restrictive living arrangements, including a state developmental center or locked mental health facility. support. View RFP Announcement.  Mandatory orientation February 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Proposal Due Date March 29, 2018 See flyer for mandatory orientation and other details  

Enhanced Behavioral Supports Home-Adults: Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center is seeking proposals for one Enhanced Behavioral Supports Home for Adults with the Community Placement Plan Start-up Grants. The facility will be awarded in an amount up to $200,000.00 for service provider start-up costs excluding expenses in property acquisition. It will be the selected provider’s responsibility in property search and acquisition. The facility will be available to serve consumers who will be leaving the State Developmental Center or the Psychiatric Hospital and will reside within their home communities with intensive services and support. View RFP Announcement. 

  • Mandatory Orientation January 8, 2018
  • Proposal Due Date February 15, 2018

See flyer for mandatory orientation and other details.

Enhanced Behavioral Supports Home-Minors: Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC) is seeking proposals for one Enhanced Behavioral Supports Home serving minors with Community Placement Plan Start-Up Grants. The facility will be awarded in an amount up to $200,000 for service provider start-up costs excluding expenses in property acquisition. It will be the selected provider’s responsibility in property search and acquisition. The facility will be available to serve consumers who will be leaving the State Developmental Center or the Psychiatric Hospital and will reside within their home communities with intensive services and support. View RFP Announcement.

  • Mandatory Orientation January 8, 2018
  • Proposal Due Date February 15, 2018

See flyer for mandatory orientation and other details. 

View the list effective January 1, 2011 of current (if released) and past ELARC's Request for Proposals (last update: 1/31/2018).

If you are interested in being notified of any Request for Proposals (RFP's) released by ELARC which are with or without grant funding, please contact the  Community Services Office Assistant at 626.299.4793.

RFP NumberTitleStartingClosingStatus
025Community Placement Plan Request for Proposals #3March 27, 2018Open
24SLS Agency with strong ABA componentJanuary 31, 2018 2:47 PMMarch 29, 2018Closed
23Enhanced Behavioral Support Home-MinorsDecember 04, 2017 9:06 AMFebruary 16, 2018Closed
22Enhanced Behavioral Supports Home-AdultsDecember 04, 2017February 16, 2018Closed
21Consumer Loan Fund (Fiscal Management Agency)March 27, 2017 1:57 PMMay 17, 2017Closed
20Community Partnership Mini GrantsMarch 23, 2017 3:51 PMMay 31, 2017Awarded
019Non Profit Housing Organizations Sought FY 16/17 Full RFP AvailableFebruary 15, 2017April 13, 2017Closed
018Request for Proposals for One Enhanced Behavioral Supports Home serving Adults FY 2015-16 February 26, 2016 12:14 PMJune 30, 2016 5:00 PMAwarded
017Affordable Housing RFP FY2015-16 February 25, 2016 9:29 AMMarch 21, 2016 5:00 PMCanceled
016Transition Crisis Team services sought through Request for Proposal Process June 19, 2015June 25, 2015Canceled
015One Specialized Residential Facility Serving Adults FY 2014 - 2015 February 24, 2015March 26, 2015Awarded
014Non Profit Housing Organizations SoughtDecember 17, 2014 9:48 AMFebruary 05, 2015Awarded
013Affordable Housing RFP NPO 1March 06, 2014April 30, 2014Awarded
012Two Specialized Residential Facilities FY 2013-2014 March 04, 2014March 25, 2014Awarded
011Affordable HousingMay 08, 2013May 30, 2013Awarded
010Specialized Residential Facility for Adults (Habilitation)March 14, 2013April 11, 2013Awarded
009Transportation ProjectMay 08, 2012May 14, 2012Canceled
008Specialized Residential Facility for Adults (Habilitation)April 30, 2012May 24, 2012Awarded
007Affordable HousingApril 24, 2012May 05, 2012Awarded
005Transportation ProjectOctober 18, 2011November 18, 2011Canceled