The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation and PreventionFIRST! present:

Sources of Strength Ohio Network

State Fiscal Year 2023 Competitive Funding Opportunity | Request for Proposal

Application Deadline – Friday, December 2, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

 

Executive Summary
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 students in kindergarten - 12th grade. Sources of Strength Ohio Network Awardees (hereafter referred to as “the Awardees”) will recruit schools to participate in Sources of Strength Elementary and Secondary Programming, assist with program implementation, provide technical assistance to local implementation sites, and liaison between local and state partners. Awardees will be eligible to apply for funding up to $18,000 in State Fiscal Year 2024 (SFY24).

Candidates need to be trained in Sources of Strength (Sources) to apply, and while the strongest candidates will be trained in programming for kindergarten – 12th grade, candidates may apply for a lower level of funding to offer either the Elementary Program (for kindergarten – 6th grade) or the Secondary Program (for 7th – 12th grade).


Funding Period: State Fiscal Year 2023, starting January 9, 2023, through June 30, 2023

Issue Date: November 4, 2022

Proposal Submission Deadline: December 2, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

Award Amount: $11,000


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 for the full funding amount.

Questions: Contact RFP@ohiospf.org no later than November 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

FAQs will be posted at the bottom of the RFP landing page.

 

Download the Request for Proposal
 

Funding for this project comes from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
 

            

          

         

FAQs

December 2, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Yes. Youth-led groups, not-for-profit organizations, schools, school partners, and government organizations are all eligible for the funding.

Yes.