The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation and PreventionFIRST! present:
Sources of Strength Ohio Network | Competitive Funding Opportunity
SFY23 Request for Proposal
Application Deadline – August 5th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF) and PreventionFIRST! (PF!) are seeking additional partners to support the statewide rollout of Sources of Strength, an evidence-based suicide prevention program for elementary and secondary student populations. Awardees will recruit schools to participate in Sources of Strength Elementary and Secondary Programs, assist with program implementation, provide technical assistance to local implementation sites, and liaison between local and state partners. Candidates need to be trained in Sources of Strength to apply, but ineligible organizations are encouraged to read through this proposal in order to prepare for additional funding opportunities in SFY23. Awardees will be eligible to apply for year two funding.
Funding Period: State Fiscal Year 2023, starting September 9, 2022 through June 30, 2023
Issue Date: July 12, 2022
Proposal Submission Deadline: August 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Award Amount: $18,000
Eligibility: Youth-led groups, not-for-profit organizations, schools, school partners, and government organizations. Must be a non-profit or governmental entity. Candidates must be trained as both an Elementary Coach and Secondary Program Trainer (provisional certification acceptable) to apply. Additional trainings and funding opportunities will be held in October.
Questions: Contact RFP@ohiospf.org no later than August 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
FAQs will be posted on at the bottom of this page.
Funding for this project comes from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
What is the RFP Deadline?
August 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Are School Groups Eligible?
Yes. Youth-led groups, not-for-profit organizations, schools, school partners, and government organizations are all eligible for the funding.