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Montana Mental Health Access Fund

Sponsor
Montana Community Foundation
Deadlines
Oct 31, 2022
Contact

Elisa Fiaschetti
406.441.4953
elisa@mtcf.org

Purpose

The Montana Mental Health Access Fund provides funding to mental health service providers in Montana to support innovative ideas for increasing access and improving mental health and well-being for residents, with special emphasis on rural and tribal communities, and other remote, hard-to-reach areas and populations.

Funded projects must:

  • Improve or increase access to mental health services, including leveraging technology such as telehealth and other resources to meet the need in their community
  • Reduce barriers to accessing mental health services including geographic, demographic, and economic barriers
  • Provide mental health services associated with the grant at no cost to the patient
  • Be long-term and sustainable solutions to increasing access to mental health
  • Fill a need that other available resources in the community cannot meet
  • Serve a region or population of high need, as measured by the existence of health disparities, poor access to mental health services, economic hardship, and geographic remoteness
  • Be focused on assisting vulnerable populations within the community, such as children, older adults, communities of color, low-income households, the uninsured and people with disabilities
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are Montana-based mental health service providers, including:

  • Health clinics
  • Mental health centers
  • Hospitals
  • Social service agencies
  • Nonprofits
  • Schools
  • Individuals licensed to provide mental health services
Geographic coverage
Montana
Amount of funding

The minimum award is $1,000. There is no limit on the amount that can be requested.

Application process

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

There are 2 application cycles per year with the following deadlines:

  • April 30
  • October 31
Tagged as
Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Clinics · Elderly population · Frontier and remote areas · Health disparities · Hospitals · Mental health · People with disabilities · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Schools · Sustainability of programs · Technology for health and human services · Telehealth · Uninsured and underinsured · Montana



For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.