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Funding for Trauma-Informed Interventions in New York Schools

Dec 21, 2022 at 11:54 pm by Amanda Lai

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Grant Opportunity: Over the past four decades, research has highlighted the importance of trauma-informed approaches in promoting resiliency, recovery, and healing. The New York Office of Mental Health is providing funding through its Mitigating the Impact of Trauma in Schools grant program to support the implementation of evidence-based and trauma-responsive interventions to mitigate the impact of trauma and increase students’ social-emotional health, decrease problem behaviors, and increase mental health awareness for all adults in the school community.
Evidence-based interventions supported through this grant include the following:
  • Mindfulness programs such as Mindful Schools and MindUp
  • Bullying Intervention programs such as Second Step (with Bullying Prevention Unit)
  • Trauma-responsive prevention, intervention, and recovery programs such as Trauma Illness Grief programs
Eligibility: Eligible applicants include New York State P-12 public school districts or, in New York City, geographical school districts.
Grant Amount and Grant Period: The maximum grant amount is $100,000 with a grant period of one year.
Important Dates:
  • Questions Due: January 4th, 2023
  • Question and Answers Posted: January 25th, 2023
  • Application Due: February 9th, 2023
For more information:  Click here for the request for proposals.
Brockport Research Institute is a NYS certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation, project management, and professional learning services.  If you or your organization are interested in this grant and want to know how Brockport Research Institute can help, please reach out to us at or 1585-431-3416. Brockport Research Institute is not affiliated with this grant program or the New York Office of Mental Health.