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GRANT MAKING PORTFOLIO


Mental Health

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

– 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

The Foundation supports organizations that provide trauma-informed, therapeutic services to children and youth coping with complex mental and behavioral health conditions. These services utilize a multi-generational approach that uplifts families. The Foundation works make mental health services easily-accessible through community spaces.

The Foundation also supports organizations that integrate screenings for mental health disorders into a child’s primary care visit in order to detect, diagnose and treat conditions early.

 

Portfolio Activity Categories:

  • Community-Level Mental Health Support: To provide community-level, non-clinical support through church, schools, and other agencies
  • Integrated Primary Health Care: To integrate physical and mental health care in primary health care settings
  • Outpatient Care & Counseling: To provide outpatient care from specialists such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, therapists, counselors or nurse practitioners


THE GOAL

To expand access to mental health services for children and youth


FUNDING PRIORITIES

  • Increase on-site screenings in schools
  • Increase access to therapeutic mental health services
  • Increase the availability of rehabilitation services

11

grants awarded in 2021


$5,725,000

amount awarded in 2021


$1,680,000

amount paid in 2021


GRANTS LIST

The Center for Integrative Counseling & Psychology


Julie* is an elementary-school-aged child and the youngest of three. Through a partnership with The Center, Julie received counseling for eight months at Brother Bill’s Helping Hand (BBHH) after she experienced depression and feelings of loneliness after her parents’ divorce. Julie moved in with her father after the divorce, and although he loved and cared for her, Julie was often left at home alone for long stretches of the day…

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