Workforce Education and Training Peer Personnel Training and Placement

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Closed (13 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
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Provide training to peer personnel on issues that may include crisis management, suicide prevention, recovery planning, targeted case management assistance, triage, and other related peer training and support functions.  Peer personnel can be individuals with lived experience. OSHPD defines lived experience as an individual that experienced mental/behavioral health services as a consumer, family member, and/or caregiver.


Applicants must implement a peer personnel training and placement program that contains recruitment and outreach, career counseling, training, placement, support, evaluation, and if applicable, financial assistance.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

This grant opportunity will result in agreement(s) with public, private, and nonprofit organizations, including faith based and community-based organizations (CBOs), for training and support that facilitates the placement of peer personnel.

Eligible Geographies:

Programs must be located in the state of California.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
April 16, 2021
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
2 months

Funding Details

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  • State
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Workforce Education and Training Program, 1-916-326-3700,