Kansas Fights Addiction (KFA) Grant Review Board RFPs
Summary: The KFA Grant Review Board released their first of two request for proposals (RFP). The KFA grant program is funded by the Kansas Office of the Attorney General opioid settlement recoveries intended to support substance use disorder services in Kansas. The priority areas and associated strategies within both RFPs were established by the Kansas Prescription Drug and Opioid Advisory Committee’s (KPDOAC) 2023-2027 state strategic plan. These priority areas were split into two RFPs.
The KFA Board has made $3 million available in the first funding opportunity, which will prioritize strategies within the priority areas of treatment, recovery, harm reduction, and linkages to care.
The second RFP will be released on May 8, and it will prioritize the areas of prevention, providers and health systems, and public safety which includes law enforcement, corrections, and first responders. The board has made $2,000,000 available for the second RFP.
Eligibility: Eligibility is limited to nonprofit organizations and units of state and local governments, that provide services in Kansas for the purpose of preventing, reducing, treating, or otherwise abating or remediating substance abuse or addiction.
Awards and amounts: Eligible organizations may apply for up to $200,000 through the RFP.
Deadline: Organizations interested in applying for this first RFP, must submit a confirmation of intent to apply by 5 p.m. March 30, 2023, and the deadline to apply is 5 p.m. April 28, 2023.
The RFP, as well as additional information on deadlines and submissions, frequently asked questions, the grant application and review process, eligible organizations, and allowable strategies can be found on the KFA page on the Sunflower Foundation website. Sunflower Foundation serves as the administrator for the KFA grant program.