Responding to the Mental Health Crisis

These grants invest in projects and partnerships focused on supporting individuals and systems responding to mental health crises. This includes organizations providing direct services as well as collaboratives.

  • $500,000 to The Carter Center to support its Georgia mental health program
  • $330,000 to Montana Community Foundation for the Montana Tele-Crisis Response Initiative, an emergency telepsychiatry network
  • $250,000 to Kate’s Club to provide mentoring and peer support to children across Georgia who have suddenly lost parents, caregivers or siblings
  • $225,000 to CHRIS 180 to continue providing children, adults and families in Atlanta’s Westside with high-quality, trauma-informed behavioral health services and support systems
  • $200,000 to Catalyst for Change to scale its proven model of building seamless mental health systems to the communities most in need in Montana
  • $100,000 to Rural Behavioral Health Institute to elevate the expansion of its work to reduce suicide among youth in Montana

Investing in Innovations in Well-Being

These grants invest in new, promising practices designed to move individuals from stability to flourishing, living purpose-filled lives in which they are thriving and engaged in community.

  • $2 million to Aspen Institute to support the Opportunity Youth Fund and Forum’s development of strategies and programs focused on well-being and belonging
  • $300,000 to Hopelab to launch a pooled philanthropic investment fund, which will provide grants to youth-led organizations focused on the intersection of mental health and technology
  • $150,000 to University of Montana for The Montana Happiness Project, which will develop a program to incorporate positive psychology in schools, families, colleges and media across the state of Montana
  • $100,000 to Inner Explorer to support the launch of its evidence-based meditation program in Atlanta-area public schools

Supporting New Research, Convenings and Communications

These grants focus on partnerships with organizations poised to leverage philanthropic, corporate and government funding through development of new research and communications tools, education and convening.

  • $275,000 to Mindful Philanthropy to support the organization’s capacity to expand its research and convening including conducting a national landscape analysis of philanthropic investment in mental health
  • $225,000 to Inseparable to increase its capacity to advance national strategies to reduce stigma and increase funding for youth mental health
  • $200,000 to Resilient Georgia to support collaboration in creating an integrated behavioral health network of services for Georgia’s children
  • $150,000 to Center for Effective Philanthropy to support Youth Truth’s national surveys and research on youth mental health
  • $100,000 to Montana Community Foundation for The Northern Ag Network’s mental health campaign, which works to break the stigma surrounding mental health by normalizing conversations and promoting mental health support across the Intermountain West