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AMDD Announces Spring 2020 Crisis Matching Grant Opportunity

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AMDD will rerelease the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the County and Tribal Matching Grant and Mobile Crisis Unit Program in early Spring 2020. This will provide an opportunity for additional communities to access funding for critical crisis and diversion services. AMDD intends to release the RFP on April 1st for a one year contract beginning on July 1st, 2020 and ending on June 20th, 2021.

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2020 HAVA Grants

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On December 20, 2019, President Donald J. Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 into law. The Act includes $425 million in new Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funds, made available to states to improve the administration of elections for Federal office, including to enhance technology and make election security improvements. The 2020 HAVA Election Security Fund, authorized under Title I Section 101 of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002, marks the second new appropriations for HAVA grants since FY2010. This funding will provide states with additional resources to secure and improve election administration.  The appropriated amount to Montana is $3,127,978.

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County & Tribal Crisis Matching Grants & Mobile Crisis Unit Programs

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Since 2009, a County Matching Grant program has been in place to address the critical need for crisis intervention and jail diversion in Montana communities.  Through House Bill 328, the 2017 Montana Legislature revised the statute to offer the matching grant fund opportunity to federally recognized tribal governments. Innovative local crisis services are needed to effectively respond to acute mental health crises to prevent unnecessary restrictive placements such as incarceration or Montana State Hospital.

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$21.5 Million Available Through New Infrastructure Program

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Communities and school districts impacted by natural resource development can now apply for a portion of $21.5 million in funds for needed infrastructure investments. The Delivering Local Assistance Program was created as part of a $400 million infrastructure investment package passed by the 2019 Legislature and signed by Governor Bullock.

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911 Grants Awarded

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The Montana Department of Administration’s Public Safety Communications Bureau has released this year’s list of grant awards (award letters will be coming soon). The new annual 9-1-1 Grant Program is a state-funded program created by the 2017 Legislature with the purpose of supporting the implementation, operation, and maintenance of 9-1-1 systems, equipment, devices, and data.

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