(1) Successful grant applicants will be those submitting a grant application with at least the following elements:

(a) a jail diversion and crisis intervention strategic plan, which must include a plan for community-based or regional emergency crisis response, court-ordered detention and examination services, and short term inpatient treatment;

(b) a detailed proposal for how the grant applicant and other local entities will collaborate and commit local funds for mental health services for crisis intervention, jail diversion, involuntary precommitment, and short-term inpatient treatment costs including a plan for the collection and reporting of data and information;

(c) a detailed budget that identifies cash and in-kind local contribution amounts designated for match, anticipated expenses for each fiscal year being applied for including start up or one time only costs. Multi-jurisdiction grant applications must identify the county or federally recognized tribal government that will act as the fiduciary agent for distribution of the grant funds;

(d) a statement from the grant applicant agreeing to report key data elements according to the department's specifications; and

(e) counties that include tribal lands must demonstrate coordination efforts with tribal representatives both on and off reservations.

(2) Each successful grant applicant will submit an annual report to the department within 30 days of the end of each funding year describing implementation of the strategic plan provided for in this rule, including key data elements as defined by the department, for the funded grant period.


History: 53-21-1203, MCA; IMP, 53-21-1203, MCA; NEW, 2010 MAR p. 1306, Eff. 5/28/10; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 1856, Eff. 9/24/22.