SFY 2023 Materials

Application for Funding
SFY 2023

 Alcohol, Drug Addiction, & Mental Health Services of Montgomery County (ADAMHS) will be releasing the Application for Funding (AFF) for program proposals to be implemented July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Applications are being accepted for prevention and early intervention of substance use and other mental health concerns, and professional educational/workforce development programs in partnership with academic institutions. Proposals should address the behavioral health needs in the Montgomery County community and align with Montgomery County priority populations identified in the ADAMHS Community Plan.

Those interested in applying for funding must meet the applicable funding guidelines and complete an online application. Please click the links below to review the documents regarding the Application For Funding. 

Bidder's Conference Slide Deck 
Bidder's Conference Video
Funding Guidelines 

Funding Priorities & Guidelines 
Application for Funding Portal 

ADAMHS reserves the right to reject proposals and/or fund less than the requested amount. Any entity that receives ADAMHS funding will enter a contract with ADAMHS prior to any payment of allocated funds. All decisions of ADAMHS on the allocation of funds are final and are contingent upon the receipt of allocations from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

All requestors must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Hold OhioMHAS licensure/certification for prevention services
  • Serve as an Education entity under the jurisdiction of the Ohio Department of Education or the Ohio Board of Regents

Applications shall address all requirements and shall contain the full name of each agency/company and shall be signed by officials authorized to execute a contract.

Role of Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services  Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) serves as the community mental health, alcohol, and drug addiction services planning entity for Montgomery County. The duties of ADAMHS specifically include the evaluation, development, and assessment of community mental health, alcohol, and drug addiction needs, services, and programs under the Ohio Revised Code (340). Through this work, ADAMHS is considered a safety net for people with behavioral health needs in Montgomery County.

In this role, ADAMHS ensures services are available for all people living in Montgomery County and is obligated to prioritize safety above all else. Priority will be given to certain populations that fall under the statutory responsibility of Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services: people with severe and persistent mental illness, people with severe mental illness, children and youth with severe emotional disturbance and people with severe to moderate substance use disorders.

Funding Guidelines

Montgomery County ADAMHS allocates funding throughout the State Fiscal Year 2023, which runs from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. All funding requests for services or programs must meet the following guidelines:

  • The organization must be certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to receive funding, excluding organizations that are educational The organization must be certified to provide the service or program for which they are applying.
  • Funding for services and programs is based upon ADAMHS has a variety of funding sources, including federal, state, and local dollars. Some funding streams are mandated by the state to be used for specific purposes, and some funding streams are for specific services or programs. All other funding is based upon the priorities and needs of the local community. Funding is on a year-to-year basis.
  • An Application for Funding (AFF) is the primary channel for allocating All programs must submit an AFF to be considered for funding. AFF for SFY23 will be released on February 22, 2022. Completed AFF's are due via the AFF portal on Friday, March 18, 2022, by 5 P.M. Late or incomplete proposals will not be accepted.

Additional Instructions

  • All funded programs will be required to report outcomes to ADAMHS per contract
  • All AFFs are reviewed by ADAMHS Recommendations for funding are reviewed by the Program and Services Committee and/or the Executive Committee. The decision to fund a program rest with the ADAMHS Board of Trustees.