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    ​Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports

    NEW:  Maryland Community Health Resources Commission issues first Consortium Call for Proposals to expand access to student mental health services statewide; up to $120 million will be available - Funds will be used to expand, establish, and support mental health services across the state​. - Click HERE​ to access the Call for Proposals.

    The Consortium is targeting projects that address behavioral and mental health issues affecting students in all areas of the State through prevention programs, behavioral health screenings, counseling, addiction treatment, family support, crisis planning and services, telehealth services, support groups, and wraparound services.  Grant applications must be submitted electronically to Jen Clatterbuck (jen.clatterbuck@maryland.gov) by noon on October 11 2023.  A Frequently Asked Questions virutal meeting will be held on August​ 29, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Zoom link & regisration information may be found​ below).  Garnt awards are expected to be made in December 2023.  You may email: md.consortium@maryland.gov or call (410) 456-6525 with questions regarding the RFP or to submit questions in advance of the FAQ meeting.​


    The Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports is a new, 25-member entity responsible for developing a statewide framework to expand access to comprehensive behavior health services for Maryland students.  The Consortium was created by the General Assembly as part of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.  The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission(CHRC) serves as the Consortium’s fiscal agent and is responsible for providing staff support for the Consortium.  The National Center for School Mental Health​ is providing technical assistance.  The Consortium began its activities during the summer of 2022.  ​

    Membership: ​Click h​er​​e​​​​​​​ for a list of Consortium members.

    Reports and Presentations for the Consortium may be found here. ​

    Mailing List:  To be added to the Consortium mailing list, please click here 

    Consortium Meeting Information

    ​ The next meeting of the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports has not been scheduled.  Meeting information will be posted below: 

    • Meeting Date & Time:  To be scheduled
    • Location:      TBD
    • Agenda -   TBD
    • Zoom Meeting Link:     
    • Meeting ID:       Meeting Passcode:     Dial-in Number:     

    Additional Meeting Information:  The meeting is open to the public, and there is no cost to attend.  Due to space limitations, we are asking members of the public to register in advance by clicking here. Participation is limited to Consortium members, invited presenters and CHRC staff.    




    • For more information about the role of schools and school districts, click ​HERE.
    • ​To read a copy of the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports Implementation Plan submitted to the AIB, click here​.

    Links to Consortium public meeting recordings and meeting materials:


    The Consortium is developing recommendations for a Call for Proposals (RFP) to be issued by the CHRC in spring/summer 

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    2023.  Grant funding will be provided for both fiscal year 2023 ($50 million) and fiscal year 2024 ($85 million).  The RFP will be posted on the CHRC's website. 

    Coordination with Local School Districts:  Schools and school districts will not be eligible to receive direct grant funding, but will be involved in local Partnerships and could receive staff training and support.  All grant applicants must have a letter of support from their Local Education Agency (LEA).  For more information about the role of schools and school districts, click HERE​.

    Grants to service providers:  Students need services now.  The goal of the first RFP is to have new/expanded programming in place during 2023-2024 school year.  For the first RFP, service providers will be eligible for direct grant funding from the CHRC to deliver behavioral health and related services to students and families.  

    ​Service providers should submit grant applications to cover activities that are not Medicaid-reimbursable and use grant funds to fill in the “gaps."  Grants will be awarded competitively.  Grant funding must be supplemental to and may not supplant existing fund for school behavioral health.