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Utah Multicultural Rural Mental Health Grant

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Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs
May 20, 2022


The Utah Multicultural Rural Mental Health Grant will provide funding for nonprofit organizations that serve the mental and behavioral health needs of multicultural communities in rural Utah and have a commitment to reducing stigma and inequalities. Grants will support urgent mental and behavioral health challenges that have been intensified by the COVID-19 crisis.

Awards will be made based on the criteria:

  • Mental and behavioral health project description
  • Project sustainability
  • Experience with multicultural and rural communities
  • Budget proposal and description

Eligible applicants are Utah-based nonprofit, governmental, educational, and/or faith-based religious organizations that serve rural communities in Utah.

Organizations must:

  • Provide direct mental and behavioral health services to individuals and families
  • Serve historically and systemically marginalized populations, specifically communities of color, LGBTQIA+ populations, and those who are linguistically diverse
  • Have a commitment to racial equity
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Grant pathways:

  • Elevate grants up to $50,000 to support new or early phase mental and behavioral health programs
  • Journey grants up to $100,000 to support established or ongoing mental and behavioral health programs that are ready-to-serve rural communities
Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Using the online grant portal

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Behavioral health · Black or African American · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · LGBTQI+ · Limited English proficient · Mental health · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Racial and ethnic groups · Stigma · Utah

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