Applications accepted by electronic submission only through the Mental Health Services system found in the
IWAS program listing. A view-only copy of the RFP can be found here.
Eligible applicants are school districts with a less than 90% adequacy level, that also fall within the locale codes 33, 41, 42, and 43 of the New Urban-Centric Locale Codes, as defined by the National Center for Educations Statistics. To determine if adequacy is less than 90%, please look under Reports, FY 2021, FY 2021 EBF Distribution Quick Facts found in column K on the
Evidence-Based Funding Distribution Calculation page. To determine locale code, visit the
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) website.
The purpose of this program is to provide funding for mental health services to students at school districts with a less than 90% adequacy level, that also fall within locale codes 33, 41, 42, and 43 of the New Urban-Centric Locale Codes, as defined by the National Center for Education Statistics.
This program will allow for the design and implementation of a districtwide plan that provides students in high-risk districts with greater access to mental health services, as identified through the utilization of a universal screener. This may include a partnership between the district and one or more nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, or local mental health agencies to carry out the project.
Proposals must be submitted in IWAS by 4PM on Monday, December 7, 2020.
A technical assistance session will not be held for this application; instead, all questions will be addressed in a Frequently Asked Questions document. This document will be posted at
https://www.isbe.net/Pages/MentalHealthResources.aspx so all respondents can see all questions and the responses to the questions. Changes to the FAQ will not be made after November 30, 2020. Applicants are advised to check the site before submitting a proposal.
This grant will be available in the
Account holders will log in, new users will sign up.
Once logged in, users will select Mental Health Services from the system listing.
All eligible applicants must create and submit an application in the system. To create the application you will select "Year: 2021" and choose "Create Application."
For assistance with IWAS, please review the