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Funding Opportunities

As federal grant opportunities for projects like Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) are announced, we will share details here.

General Proposal Resources

Mental Health First Aid USA is managed and operated by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and the Missouri Department of Mental Health. The foundation of the curriculum was built on the evidence-based Mental Health First Aid training and research program in Australia. The Australian program was developed using the consensus of international expert panels involving mental health consumers, caregivers and professionals.

Funding Resources

There are several national local, state, federal or philanthropic resources with grant opportunities that may be appropriate for supporting Mental Health First Aid efforts.

Data Sources for Needs Assessments

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Data and Benchmarks

Community Health Assessments and Health Improvement Plans

Community Commons
Community Health Needs Assessments

General Funding Search and Proposal Structure
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The Community Tool Box: 14. Writing a Grant Application for Funding
University of Kansas

General Proposal Guidance
University of North Carolina Writing Center

Foundation Directory Online
The Foundation Center

Additional Resources

In addition to the information outlined on this website, the following one-page descriptions are available for download.

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