Below are funding opportunities previously featured in our WAFCA E-News. All opportunities will remain posted until the application due date expires.

The Division of Care and Treatment Services developed a list of 2022 Grant Opportunities. In addition, it recently released the following.

  1. An opportunity for Wisconsin Tribes and Wisconsin-based non-profit organizations to apply for one-year planning grants to develop a culturally responsive primary prevention strategy related to opioids for a disproportionally affected population, which is a community that faces barriers in accessing and using primary prevention strategies related to opioids. Four one-year grants of up to $175,000 will be awarded from this request for applications. The deadline to apply for funding is 11:59 p.m. August 31, 2022.
  2. An opportunity for an individual or organization to provide technical assistance to organizations receiving funding under the Community Driven Approaches to Prevent Opioid Harm in Disproportionally Affected Populations Grant Program. Two one-year grants of up to $75,000 will be awarded from this request for applications. The deadline to apply for funding is 11:59 p.m. September 7, 2022.
  3. An opportunity for a public agency or nonprofit providing services in a county with a population of 750,000 or more to provide substance use disorder treatment and recovery services for people eligible for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families who have a family income of not more than 200 percent of the federal poverty line. Applicants are required to have a minimum of two years of experience providing substance use treatment services in the eligible county. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. November 4, 2022.

DMCPS Seeking Crisis Services. The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for a new Child Welfare Rapid Response program for the Milwaukee County child welfare system.

The purpose of this program is to provide short-term crisis intervention and stabilization services for children involved in Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DMCPS) programming who are experiencing a mental health or other behavioral crises. These voluntary services shall consist of a responsive intake process inclusive of prioritizing cases, crisis management services, clinical services, and communication/collaboration with the DMCPS contracted case manager/initial assessment specialist assigned to the case. The contractor will be expected to be able to support the youth in crisis as well as the caregiver in de-escalating the youth’s crisis, supporting the caregivers as needed, and providing follow up supportive services to reduce additional crises. To learn more about this opportunity or to apply, visit

  • Eligible Applicants: This application is open to non-profit and for-profit entities. 
  • Issue Date: September 7, 2022
  • Due Date and Time: October 12, 2022 (2PM CST) 

HCBS Grants. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is investing ARPA funds to implement a statewide HCBS grant opportunity. With the goal to enhance, expand, and strengthen HCBS, DHS will provide $30 million over two to three funding rounds across Medicaid HCBS programs. DHS will distribute funds geographically across the state in both urban and rural areas, and support diverse organizations and populations. Grant funding will strengthen the HCBS system and support quality and innovation in the delivery of HCBS in Wisconsin. For more information, view the recorded Information Session or check out the HCBS Grant Webpage. Grant application window opens August 11, 2022. Deadline is September 12, 2022 for first round funding.

QTT Grants. The Qualified Treatment Trainee (QTT) Grants Program is now accepting applications for the Expanding Agency Award. Grants in the amount of $20,000 per award are available for eligible agencies. The QTT Grants Program is intended to increase the number of QTT positions available to post-graduate QTTs and invest in supervisor development across Wisconsin. Wisconsin mental health provider agencies that hire post-graduate trainee positions (QTTs) in social work (APSW), marriage and family therapy (MFT-IT), and counseling (LPC-IT) are eligible to apply. The deadline to apply for funding is September 30, 2022.

HUD Continuum of Care Grants. The Notice of Funding Opportunity for Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Renewal and Replacement Grants is now available. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2022.