Department Funding Opportunities

We will post funding opportunities on this page as they come available. Check back frequently for new updates. You can find contact information for each funding opportunity in the announcement document link.

Program Deadline Link to Announcement Document Additional Notes

Creating Affordable Housing

Building on the 22-year history and success of the Tennessee Creating Homes Initiative (CHI), which has effectively leveraged more than $992 million to create more than 32,000 housing opportunities, TDMHSAS is seeking proposals from agencies and organizations throughout the state of Tennessee to develop new safe, quality, and affordable permanent housing options for people experiencing mental illness, substance use disorders (including opioid use disorder) and/or co-occurring disorder. An additional focus of this funding announcement is for individuals ready for discharge from Regional Mental Health Institutes (RMHIs), including those who are uninsured.

January 30, 2023 Link to Announcement of Funding Questions and Answers 1-5-23

Creating Homes Initiative 2.0

TDMHSAS is requesting proposals from agencies and organizations throughout the state of Tennessee to develop newly created safe, quality and affordable permanent housing options, to provide ongoing operations for newly created housing options, and/or to provide recovery support services to benefit residents of newly developed safe, quality and affordable permanent housing for Tennesseans living with substance use disorder, in particular opioid use disorder.

January 30, 2023

Link to Announcement of Funding Questions and Answers 1-5-23

Creating Homes Initiative 3.0

TDMHSAS is requesting proposals from agencies and organizations throughout the state of Tennessee to develop safe, quality and affordable permanent housing opportunities, to provide ongoing operations for newly created housing opportunities, and/or to provide support services to benefit residents of newly developed safe, quality and affordable permanent housing for Tennesseans experiencing mental illness and/or substance use disorder who re-enter the community from prisons and jails or have been previously incarcerated.

January 30, 2023 Link to Announcement of Funding Questions and Answers 1-5-23