MCO Provider Resources

Grants & Funding Opportunities

Updated as of 05/31/2021

Behavioral Health Facilities Program
Behavioral Health Facilities Program

$3.5 million available for crisis stabilization projects in rural communities

Thanks to a unique public-private partnership between Premera Blue Cross and the Department of Commerce $3.5 million in capital construction funding is available for behavioral health facilities targeting crisis stabilization needs in rural communities in Washington state. Grants will range from $150,000 - $1 million.

Funding is open to nonprofits, public entities, Tribes and for-profit businesses. Nonprofit and for-profit business applicants must be registered in the State of Washington and all applicants must meet specific licensing and certification requirements. Grants are for reimbursement for capital projects only.

The Crisis Stabilization Grant application has two parts, a threshold clearance and the general application. The threshold clearance closes at 12:00pm on July 1. Applicants must submit answers to the threshold questions by July 1 to be eligible to complete the general application questions. Completed applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on July 15

Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program
Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program

The purpose of the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) program is to promote behavioral health integration into pediatric primary care using telehealth. State or regional networks of pediatric mental health teams will provide tele-consultation, training, technical assistance, and care coordination for pediatric primary care providers to diagnose, treat and refer children with behavioral health conditions. HRSA defines telehealth as the use of electronic information and telecommunication technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, clinical consultation, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. Technologies include video conferencing, the internet, store-and forward imaging, streaming media, and terrestrial and wireless communications.

Recovery Residence Registry and Operating Loan Application
Recovery Residence Registry and Operating Loan Application

Recovery homes on the registry and those working towards inclusion on the registry can apply for a loan up to $4,000 in order to help with operating costs. Recovery homes working towards inclusion on the registry must do so via accreditation by the Washington Alliance of Quality Recovery Residences.