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Funding to Support Student Mental Health in New York State

Mar 29, 2022 at 10:56 pm by Amanda Lai

Picture of two people talking in therapy. Text says "Student mental health support grants Now Accepting Proposals"

Grant Opportunity: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its lasting effects on youth mental health, the New York State Office of Mental Health will provide funding through their Student Mental Health Support Grants program to New York State public school districts to address the emotional and psychological wellbeing of students who have experienced trauma. Projects supported by this program will improve student access to mental health resources, support students who have experienced stress, anxiety and/or trauma, and to support the adults that surround them while addressing inequalities.
Eligibility: New York State P-12 public school districts that had a economically disadvantaged student rate over 55.6% between 2019 and 2020 are eligible to apply. For a list of eligible school districts, click here.
Grant Amount and Grant Period: The maximum award is $500,000 per year over a five-year grant period. Projects will begin July 1st, 2022.
Important Dates: 
  • Due Date for Questions: April 19th, 2022
  • Questions and Answer Posting Date: May 10th, 2022
  • Letter of Intent Due: May 18th, 2022
  • Applications Due: May 25th, 2022
For more information: For more information, click here.
Brockport Research Institute is a NYS certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation, project management, and professional learning services.  For questions or more information on this or any other grant opportunity, please contact us at or call Sara Silverstone at (585) 703-5400.