Funding Program Details


The Board of Trustees contracts with tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organizations to provide mental health services.  All applicants are required to provide documentation that includes but is not limited to:

  • IRS charitable, federal tax-exempt status; Missouri incorporation
  • Applicant is a going concern in Jackson County, Missouri for at least three years prior to initial application
  • Quality assurance, records, billing, outcomes, and credentials meet standards of the Board of Trustees and state regulations


The Board of Trustees has authority to contract with established charitable, non-profit corporations to: operate, supplement, maintain or deliver purchased services within: community mental health centers, mental health clinics or comprehensive mental health service providers. Funding is contractual and performance-based. Billing and treatment records are audited.

New Applicant Agencies

  • Start by reviewing the Service System Guidelines. This gives an overview of eligible services and our contract oversight.  The Guidelines contain a preliminary checklist for Pilot Program eligibility.
  • An agency that answers ‘yes’ to the checklist may contact us to review documentation, determine if funding is available, and obtain a pilot application packet.

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