The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation and PreventionFIRST! present:
Sources of Strength Ohio Network
Competitive Funding Opportunity
SFY22 Request for Proposal
Application Deadline – September 24, 2021 at 5:00pm
The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF) and PreventionFIRST! (PF!) are seeking partners to support the statewide rollout of Sources of Strength Ohio, an evidence-based suicide prevention program for elementary and secondary student populations. Awardees will recruit schools to participate in Sources of Strength elementary and secondary programs, provide technical assistance to local programs, assist with program implementation, and liaison between local and state partners. Candidates do not need to be trained in Sources of Strength to apply but must earn provisional certification during state fiscal year 2022. Awardees will be eligible to apply for year two funding.
Funding Period: October 4, 2021 – June 30, 2022
Issue Date: September 3, 2021
Proposal Submission Deadline: September 24, 2021
Award Amount: $15,000
Eligibility: Youth-led groups, not-for-profit organizations, schools, school partners, and government organizations. Must be a non-profit or governmental entity. Network Leaders must be trained as both an elementary coach and Sources of Strength provisional trainer by end of October 2021. Trainings at no cost will be held in October.