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School Health Professional Grant Program - State and Local Federal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) SLFRF-1243 and SLFRF-147


The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program, is a part of the American Rescue Plan. SLFRF funds are given to eligible education providers to enhance the presence of school health professionals in both elementary and secondary schools. School Health Professionals are School Nurses, School Psychologists, School Social Workers, and School Counselors.

This federal reimbursement grant program intends to:

  • Increase the presence of licensed school health professionals to provide behavioral health education and intervention to students who are enrolled in elementary and secondary schools.
  • Provide training and resources to school staff for implementing evidence-based programming for behavioral health education and care for all students.
  • Allow school health professionals to connect students enrolled in elementary and secondary schools with services provided by community-based organizations for treatment and counseling.

SHPG State and Local Federal Recovery Funds: This is a federal reimbursement grant

SLFRF Webinar

This webinar was recorded October 13, 2022 and is an overview of the SLFRF grant, its timelines, and the submission process. 

Submission and Deadlines

Intent to Apply

View SLFRF Intent to Apply

Recommended not Required

Closed Tuesday, November 1, 2022,
by 11:59 pm

Grant Application

Download SLFRF Application 

Closed Friday, November 18, 2022,
by 11:59 pm

Budget Workbook

SLFRF Budget Workbook*
*If awarded SLFRF a work plan will be required to accompany your budget. 

Applications for the School Health Professional Grant must be submitted through the online application form.
Submission of application materials either in hard copy or via e-mail will not be accepted.

Professional Development Information

SHPG Regional Grant Development Workshops Registration 

For more information, please contact:

Stephanie Bernard

Behavioral Health Grants Senior Consultant
Health Education Services
Phone: 720-591-3264