A Global Mental Health Grand Challenge: Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People, Round 1
The Global Mental Health program will focus on funding high impact innovations that improve treatments and/or expand access to care for people, especially youth, living with or at risk of mental disorders. The program seeks transformational, affordable, and accessible innovations that have the potential to be sustainable at a larger scale.
Call for proposals
The Global Mental Health program is accepting applications for proof-of-concept grants up to $250,000. Applications should focus on new ideas that have the potential to transforms mental health services available for youth, ages 10 to 24, in low- and middle-income countries. The innovative approaches should seek to enhance mental health literacy and/or provide youth-friendly services while accounting for the complex social and environmental factors that contribute to young people’s mental health and wellbeing. Approaches should be culturally sensitive and community-driven.
The program’s seed funding Request for Proposals is now open.