Funding Opportunities

When KDADS's Behavioral Health Services has issued Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for grant opportunities, the information and any applications and questions will be posted here. Newly posted RFPs will be announced prior to the pre-bid conference, and any questions that arise from that will be posted here after that conference.

The currently released RFPs offered by KDADS BHS are listed below.


The bid solicitations for the following grants are now posted on the Department of Administration Website:

EVT7255 - Education, Resource Distribution, Consumer Outreach

Bidder Questions due: Tuesday 3/3 by 12PM
KDADS Answers due: Friday 3/6
Closing: Tuesday 3/24 at 2PM

EVT7256 – Community Documentation Evaluation System

Bidder Questions due: Tuesday 3/3 by 12PM
KDADS Answers due: Friday 3/6
Closing: Tuesday 3/24 at 2PM

Information on these bids and the process for applying can be found on the Department of Administration Bids and Procurements Page.

Interim Housing Request For Proposal

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), Behavioral Health Commission, announces the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Interim Housing Grant. Eligible applicants are community or faith based organizations who can demonstrate the capability of addressing the interim housing needs of homeless adults with Serious Mental Illness (SMI), and homeless adults who may also have a co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder. This also includes homeless youth (ages 18-22) with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED). The priority population are homeless adults who are being discharged from inpatient or residential mental health treatment/substance abuse treatment (e.g. state psychiatric hospital, nursing facility for mental health, substance use disorder treatment facility or community hospital inpatient psychiatric program. The period of this grant will run from July 1st, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Total funding will not exceed $92,250.

Request for Proposal Timeline

Release of Request for Proposal

March 12, 2020

Written Questions from Potential Bidders due by 5:00 p.m.

March 20, 2020

Q&A Emailed & Posted by KDADS

March 27, 2020

Letters of Intent are due by 5:00 p.m.

April 10, 2020

Applications Due

2:00 P.M. CST on May 1, 2020 at
503 S. Kansas Avenue

Topeka, KS 66603

Notification of Award(s)

June 1, 2020

Grant Start-Up

July 1, 2020


Opioid Request for Application

The State of Kansas, Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) was awarded a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) State Opioid Response (SOR) grant.  Grant funding ends on September 29, 2020.  The purpose of the Kansas SOR grant project is to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, reducing unmet treatment need, and reducing opioid-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for opioid-use disorder (OUD), including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicit fentanyl analogs.


Release of Request for Application

March 23, 2020

Written questions Submitted

March 25, 2020 by 5 pm CST

Applications Due

April 6, 2020 by 5 pm CST

Awards Announced

April 24, 2020

Grant Phase

April 25, 2020 – September 29, 2020