California Health Facilities Financing Authority

Community Services Infrastructure (CSI) Grant Program

Creates and expands community alternatives to incarceration in the form of mental health treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and trauma-centered services.

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Program Description

Senate Bill 843 (2016), Section 52 established a competitive grant program to disburse funds for the purpose of creating and expanding community alternatives to incarceration. The CSI Grant Program intends to expand access to jail and prison diversion programs and services; create or expand mental health treatment facilities, substance use disorder treatment facilities, and trauma-centered service facilities in local communities; and reduce the need of mental health treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and trauma-centered services in jails and prisons. The 2017-2018 budget bill appropriated $65,813,000 to fund capital projects under the CSI Grant Program.

Third Funding Round (Open)

CHFFA is pleased to invite California counties to submit applications for its third funding round of the CSI Grant Program. Counties may apply for funding without regard to maximum grant amounts per county, subject to the availability of funds, pursuant to Section 7418, subsection (c) of the CSI Grant Program regulations. The deadline to apply for the third funding round is TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2022, at 5:00 PM (Pacific Time).

There is currently $8,772,268.20 available in capital funding for the CSI Grant Program.

CSI Grant Program
  • CSI Grant Application Form No. CHFFA 9 CSI-01A (11/2021)
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For further questions, please email CHFFA@treasurer.ca.gov or call (916) 653-2799.

Community Services Infrastructure Grant Program awardees must comply with California's wage law under Labor Code section 1720, et seq. for public works projects. The California Health Facilities Financing Authority recommends applicants and awardees consult with their legal counsel.