Resilient Community Mental Health Grants

Grant Requests Due October 12!

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and increased demand for mental health services, the Community Foundation has opened a grant opportunity for nonprofits, schools, government entities, and other exempt organizations to support mental health needs in Monroe County.

 Grant Amounts

Grants between $5,000 and $25,000 will be awarded.

 Eligible Requests

Local 501(c)(3) organizations and other organizations exempt from filing for 501(c)(3) status may apply for a Resilient Community Mental Health Grants. Funding will be used to enhance or expand the capacity of local health programs, services, or organizations to provide mental, emotional, and behavioral health supports in Monroe County. Eligible expenses may include technology, staffing, training, equipment, therapeutic services and programs, and operational costs related to enhancing or adding capacity to health organizations, programs, or services to support individuals facing mental health challenges resulting from or exacerbated by COVID-19.

 Timeline

To be considered for funding, applicants must submit their requests on the Community Foundation’s grant portal by 11:59 p.m. on October 12. Awarded grants will be announced on October 23.

For more information on eligibility and application procedures, contact CFBMC Program Director Marcus Whited at (812) 333-9016 or marcus@cfbmc.org.

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