Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Federal Funding Agency:

Bureau of Justice Assistance

Applicant Eligibility:

City or township governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments (federally recognized), Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Special district governments, State governments

Agencies with a different legal status (e.g., nonprofit or for-profit mental health agencies) are eligible to apply only if they meet two requirements: The applicant is designated by the state mental health authority to provide services as a unit of the state or local government. The applicant must attach documentation to support this designation.

Due Date:

Grants.gov Deadline March 21, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline March 28, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern

Funding Amount:


Agency Solicitation:

Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks applications for funding programs that support cross-system collaboration to improve public safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders (MHDs) or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs).


Additional Notes:

This solicitation is one of two solicitations available as part of the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program funding in FY 2023. For law enforcement-focused projects, see the separate FY 2023 Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program solicitation.