Perry Kaplan

Senior Grant Officer

Perry Kaplan, MS

Perry W. Kaplan is a clinical psychologist who came to grant writing in mid-career. Perry has more than 35 years of experience in policymaking roles as a senior executive at two major New York City nonprofits and as the Director of AIDS Housing in the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York. Perry specializes in federal grants for HIV/AIDS, primary care, behavioral health, services for individuals with multiple health/behavioral health diagnoses, and individuals with forensic histories (both with and without primary care/behavioral health diagnoses). 

Perry has written successful federal grant proposals and certification applications for Federally Qualified Health Centers, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Administration for Children and Families, the Administration for Community Living, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the federal Bureau of Prisons.

At the state level, Perry has written successful applications for Article 16, 28, 31, and 32 facilities, as well as proposals for supervised, supportive, and supported housing (for mental health, substance abuse, developmentally disabled, and HIV/AIDS populations, alone and in combination). In New York State, funders have included the NYS Department of Health, Office of Mental Health, Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Office of Children and Family Services, and Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. In New York City, Perry has secured grants from0 the NYC Department of Mental Health and Hygiene, Department of Youth and Community Development, Department for the Aging, Department of Corrections, Department of Homeless Services, and Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator. Perry has also written successful grant applications for the New Jersey Department of Education, Department of Health, Department of Labor, and Department of Agriculture. In addition to his association with LAPA, Perry has operated his own firm, Prolepsis Partners, LLC since 2009 and has authored successful grant applications totaling more than $390 million in funding.