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John and Polly Sparks First Responder Grant for Rural First Responders Mental Health Interventions

American Psychological Foundation
Oct 15, 2023

The American Psychological Foundation will provide grants for evidence-based research and intervention in providing mental health training dissemination to first responders in rural areas.

The Foundation is looking for projects that can be replicated throughout the targeted demographic, as well as projects with the potential to leverage this funding to expand the project and increase impact.


Applicants must have a doctoral degree in psychology or a related field.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $34,000
Estimated number of awards: 2

Application process

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

Tagged as
Behavioral health workforce · Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health workforce education and training · Mental health · Research methods and resources

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