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Healthier Kids for Our Future - Mental Health Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Mental Health
Programs for Children and Youth Worldwide

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Cigna Foundation

Conf. Date:

01/20/21

Deadline Date:

02/26/21 4:00 PM CST

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for mental health programs that benefit children and youth worldwide. Funding is intended for programs and initiatives focusing on loneliness, depression, anxiety, and suicide prevention. The purpose of the grant is to supplement existing mental health programming and to help close gaps both within and outside the school environment to address these focus areas.

Funded programs include those that foster collaboration between stakeholders—including school administrators and teachers, clinicians, and local and national nonprofits—to address mental health and emotional well-being challenges for children.

Partners are encouraged to leverage one or more of the following evidence-based programs:

  • Trauma Informed Practices (TIPS)
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 190769

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range between $50,000 and $125,000 per year.

Term of Contract:

In some instances, multi-year requests will be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofits focused on addressing mental health are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be 501c3 organizations.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Join Cigna virtually Jan. 20, 2 p.m. CST for an “Applicant Information” session.

Register in January at http://www.healthierkidsforourfuture.com/.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications should be submitted no later than February 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM CST.
- March-April: Grants are reviewed
- May: Grants are awarded

FAQs: https://www.cigna.com/about-us/corporate-responsibility/cigna-foundation/faqs

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To Apply: https://cignafoundation.versaic.com/login

For additional questions, please contact:
FoundationGrants@Cigna.com

Natalia Aguiar, Junior Program Consultant
Natalia.Aguiar@Cigna.com

Cigna Foundation
One Express Way
St. Louis, MO 63121

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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