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The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) requests Mental Health Proposals addressing three areas of significant need that emerged from 2004 health assessments: 1) co-occurring disorders, 2) depression, and 3) family, domestic violence and child abuse. Funded projects will be those that expand access and improve effectiveness of care for these disorders. strives to improve access and quality of health for the medically indigent and underserved individuals and communities by providing financial support and leadership directed toward all aspects of health in Kansas City, Missouri and a 6-county service area (Missouri: Cass, Jackson, Lafayette Counties; Kansas: Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte Counties).  Applicant organizations must maintain ongoing operations, including staffing and programs, within Kansas City, Missouri, and/or the Missouri or Kansas service areas. All funded services/programs must be designed and carried out for the benefit of the target population living in these areas.

Pre-proposal conferences are available beginning November 1, 2005.  Please see link below for dates and locations.

Because MU is limited to one submission for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 5:00 pm Friday, November 4, 2005. Letters of intent should be limited to 3 pages and should include 1) a need or case statement that discusses the problem or need to be addressed by your project or program, 2) a grant purpose statement that explains the project/program that the proposed grant will fund, followed by a brief description of project/program activities, and 3) the amount of funding to be requested and the proposed grant period.


The Foundation anticipates awarding $5.7 million in Mental Health grants. Grant periods can range from one to three years.  Applications for multi-year grants must explain why success of the proposed project requires the implementation period identified.

Cost match: The Foundation will consider requests for 50 - 75% of the cost of the proposed project or activity. It is recommended that matching funds use a balanced approach of cash and in-kind resources.
MU Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 4, 2005 (letter of intent)
Sponsor Deadline:

Letter of Intent Due (postmarked or hand delivered by): December 9
Proposal Submission Due (postmarked or hand-delivered by): January 13
Awards Announcement: March 16

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This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in social science disciplines.  Please forward it to faculty members who may be interested.

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