Wellness Coach Employer Support Grant Program 2024

Portal ID:
53784
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

The purpose of the Certified Wellness Coach (CWC) Employer Support Grant Program is to assist Certified Wellness Coach employers to recruit and employ Certified Wellness Coaches. The Grant Program supports educational institutions and school-based and school-linked health and behavioral health agencies in recruiting and employing Certified Wellness Coaches.

Description:

Competitive proposals will demonstrate a commitment to the Certified Wellness Coach Employer Support (CWCES) Grant Program goals. This grant opportunity will result in eighteen-month grant agreements with educational institutions and school-based and - linked health and behavioral health agencies. The target organizations are educational institutions and school-based and school-linked health and behavioral health agencies. Grant funds will assist employers to develop the capacity to employ this new profession, including but not limited to:

1. Certified Wellness Coach Employee: $69,500.00 per CWC I and $82,550.00 per
CWC II (for 10 months of full-time employment).

2. Certified Wellness Coach Intern Stipend: $6,000.00 for 200 – 400 hours per
CWC I and $9,000 for 200 – 500 hours per CWC II.

3. Certified Wellness Coach Employee Supervision: $6,250 per Certified Wellness
Coach employees.

4. Certified Wellness Coach Intern Supervision: Up to $3,000 per intern, providing
minimum of 2-5 hours of direct supervision for the duration of the internship period.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

Public and non-profit organizations (as defined under IRS tax code Section 501(c)(3)), including:
• Local Education Agencies
• County Offices of Education
• School-Based Early Education Agencies
• School-Based and School-Linked Community-Based Organizations. This includes mental health and/or substance use disorder services exclusively or in combination with health and/or other services.

Eligible Geographies:

Organizations 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.
May 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
2 Months

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$120,000,000
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • 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)

Funding Method Notes:

Funding requests will be capped at $12 million per awardee unless additional funds become available. A single payment equaling twenty-five percent (25%) of the grant award will be made upon execution of the grant agreement. HCAI makes payments in arrears upon receipt of bi-annual budget and activities report and expenditure documentation

How to Apply

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

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Wellness Coach Grant Program, 1-916-326-3700, WellnessCoach@hcai.ca.gov