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NIMH Outreach Partnership Program

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National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sep 22, 2013

Inquiries about this solicitation are being addressed through a formal question and answer process. To keep the process as fair as possible, NIMH will not be responding to questions individually or via phone. Questions about this solicitation must be sent by June 21, 2013 to Responses will be posted on the program website on July 23, 2013.


The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) invites applicants to submit proposals for consideration as an NIMH Outreach Partner. Nonprofit organizations that conduct outreach focused on mental health are invited to submit proposals.

Organizations with experience in mental health disparities as defined by race or ethnicity, age (e.g., children, adolescents, transitional age youth, older adults), education or income, disability status, geographic location, risk status related to sex and gender, and among other populations identified to be at-risk for health disparities such as immigrants, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI), and military service members and their families are encouraged to apply.

Selected applicants will be expected to:

  • Disseminate NIMH research and educational materials statewide
  • Conduct science-based outreach project(s) addressing mental health disparities
  • Promote involvement in NIMH and National Institutes of Health research

Non-governmental tax exempt organizations, with nonprofit status under any section of the United States tax code; and/or a state or local higher education institution, with nonprofit status, under any section of the United States tax code are eligible to apply.

Applicants must be located in one of 22 eligible states (listed on the program website) or the District of Columbia.

Geographic coverage
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Amount of funding

Each organization selected as an NIMH Outreach Partner will receive a $7,500 yearly stipend to conduct statewide, science-based mental health outreach and education efforts. Partners will also receive education, training, networking, and materials.

Application process

Full application requirement and links to the online proposal submission process program website.

Tagged as
Educational attainment · Health disparities · Income · LGBT · Mental health · Networking and collaboration · People with disabilities · Racial and ethnic groups · Veterans · Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · Delaware · Hawaii · Illinois · Iowa · Michigan · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · North Carolina · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Dakota · Washington · West Virginia · Wyoming

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