Each month, we curate a roundup of grants focused on various impact areas and causes. This month we’re featuring five foundations supporting initiatives and programs to increase access to mental health services.
Established as a repository of funds from compassionate individuals, The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation’s primary philanthropic priority is to enhance the well-being of children and youth in the United States. Their efforts primarily revolve around aiding progress in the field of child welfare by disseminating knowledge through research, studies, surveys, and projects. Their grants support programs and activities that benefit the mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical welfare of young individuals. Click here to learn more.
The Cigna Group Foundation takes pride in their mission to improve the health, well-being, and peace of mind of those they serve. They offer “Healthier Kids For Our Future” grants, with a specific focus on addressing food insecurity and mental health challenges. In addition, their “Health and Well-being” grants support five critical areas of health, one of which concentrates on programs related to mental and/or behavioral health conditions. To learn more about the Cigna Foundation click here.
The RBC Foundation has a dedicated mission to enhance the quality of life in the communities they serve by supporting nonprofit organizations that make a positive difference and promote diversity. Their health grants are exclusively directed towards the RBC Youth Mental Well-being Project, aimed at supporting programs that help youth and families access the right care at the right time. To discover more and learn how to apply click here.
Established as a family foundation in 1994, The David and Lura Lovell Foundation funds high-impact initiatives across the United States in four crucial focus areas: mental health, integrative health and wellness, youth access to the arts, and gender parity. See their specific funding opportunity for Toledo, Ohio and Arizona here.
The Elevance Health Foundation funds specific public health-related initiatives aimed at addressing disparities and social determinants that can positively affect conditions identified through their signature Healthy Generations program, including behavioral health. They focus on adopting a holistic, preventive approach to issues and support programs designed to increase access to resources for behavioral health conditions.To see which of the 26 states they serve and learn how to apply for funding opportunities click here.