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Connect 4 Mental Health

Phone: 202-350-6656
Email: Connect4MentalHealth@edelman.com
Url: http://connect4mentalhealth.com/

Geographic Scope:
National

Type of Organization: Other Sources

Total Annual Giving:  $40,000

Grant Details:
Awards of $10,000 are provided.

Eligibility Requirements:
Nonprofit organizations

Application Deadlines:
October 3, 2014
(The 2015 deadline will be available in the fall.)

Areas of Interest:
Connect 4 Mental Health (C4MH) is a nationwide initiative that calls for communities to prioritize serious mental illness.

C4MH's Community Innovation Awards program is designed to recognize local organizations across the country that are working to implement innovative, collaborative approaches to address serious mental illness in their communities.

C4MH will issue four awards to U.S. community programs exhibiting innovative work in the following four pillars:

  • Early Intervention
    The focus is on addressing early identification and appropriate treatment of serious mental illness, including but not limited to early intervention in first episode psychosis.
  • Creative Use of Technology
    The focus is on leveraging innovative technologies to help connect individuals living with serious mental illness and care providers.
  • Continuity of Care
    The focus is on creating connections between stakeholders within the community to help people living with serious mental illness receive appropriate care in the appropriate setting.
  • Service Integration
    The focus is on helping ensure individuals with serious mental illness receive appropriate and consistent care without significant gaps in coverage or treatment quality.

Each winner will receive a $10,000 award to support program efforts in their communities, as well as access to a one-on-one Mentorship Program.

Application Procedures:
Application guidelines are available on the C4MH website.

Last Updated: 9/1/2014