American Psychiatric Association Foundation: Awards for Advancing Minority Mental Health
Awards for Advancing Minority Mental Health recognize community organizations that have undertaken innovative and supportive efforts to:
- Raise awareness of mental illness in under-served minority communities, the need for early recognition, the availability of treatment and how to access it, and the cultural barriers to treatment
- Increase access to quality mental health services for under-served minority communities
- Improve the quality of care for under-served minority populations, particularly those in the public health system or with severe mental illness
Amount: Awards of $5,000 each are made.
Eligibility: Mental health programs and organizations that have been in operation for at least two years before the application deadline.
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