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Children’s Mental Health Innovation Awards

This initiative aims to identify and fund mental healthcare solutions for children and young adults across the US. There is a lack of both private and public investment in children’s mental health and of effective ways to connect innovative ideas with capital. The resulting systemic funding gap has only increased due to COVID-19 and ongoing social injustice issues.

$100,000

deadline:

07/02/21

Description

We are looking for new or piloted projects from direct-service organizations that will help address the far-reaching challenge of stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health issues in children and young adults on a national or local level in the U.S. Projects must tackle specific issues and address unmet needs, with a goal of reducing stigma, increasing access to care, improving equity in mental health, enabling early identification/prevention or enhancing intervention, especially among disadvantaged and vulnerable populations.

Social Impact Focus

  • Project briefs should offer measurable deliverables aimed at improving the state of mental wellbeing of children or young adults.

Eligibility

  • Nonprofit Organization

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.