Grantee Profile

Technical Assistance Collaborative

Grants to Technical Assistance Collaborative

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    Juvenile Justice

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — The Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc. provides information, capacity building, and technical expertise to organizations and policymakers in the areas of child and adult mental health, substance abuse, human services, and affordable housing. This grant supports a public-private partnership between the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Foundation to improve policies and practices to divert youth with behavioral health needs from the juvenile justice system to community-based programs and services. TAC will gather teams from selected state jurisdictions and, separately, tribal communities for a Policy Academy about effective interventions and the latest research for addressing the behavioral health needs of juvenile justice-involved youth.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — The Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc provides consultation and technical assistance to states that have focused on reforms in the meeting the mental health needs of youth who become involved with the juvenile justice system. It will use the grant to consult with and provide technical assistance to Models for Change states to ensure that financing and policy changes to sustain reforms for improving access to effective mental health services are in place as the initiative's direct support for model demonstrations ends.

  • $525,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — Technical Assistance Collaborative provides information, capacity building, and technical expertise to organizations and policymakers in the areas of child and adult mental health, substance abuse, and human services. This grant funds a public-private partnership between the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Foundation to improve policies and practices to divert youth with behavioral health issues from the juvenile justice system to community-based programs and services. Teams from selected jurisdictions will attend a Policy Academy to learn about effective behavioral health interventions and participate in a cross-site Action Network to implement innovative strategies and practices developed and tested through Models for Change.

  • $15,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — To produce and distribute the second edition of"Turning Knowledge into Practice" , a monograph on the implementation of evidence-based behavioral health services.

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — To provide training and technical assistance to improve the organization, financing, and delivery of mental health services to juvenile justice-involved youth in the Models for Change states (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of training and technical assistance to improve the organization, financing, and delivery of mental health services to juvenile justice-involved youth in the Models for Change states (over two years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of the Network on Mental Health Policy Research conference as the culmination of the Network's work and the stage for setting a new research agenda for the 21st Century.

  • $165,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — To provide technical assistance and consultation to the State of Louisiana to advance juvenile justice reform as part of an effort to redesign an integrated system for child and family services.

  • $3,000,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of the Network on Mental Health Policy Research (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Technical Assistance Collaborative $5,455,000 between 2003 and 2014.