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GCC | Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

| Sectors: Mental health, innovation
| Granting entities: Grand Challenges Canada
| Deadline: 23 November and 1st December
| Type of support: Grant
| Funding/benefits: 250,000 CAD
| Applicants: Youth-led organizations
| Locations: Low and Middle Income Countries

Synopsis: GCC has launched its second round of seed funding through its Global Mental Health Program. Seed grants of up to $250,000 CAD are available for innovations that seek to enhance mental health literacy and/or provide youth-friendly services to address the mental health needs of the most underserved young people, aged 10 to 24 years, in low- and middle-income countries.

Innovations must take a person centered, rights-based approach, and must involve young people and young people with lived experiences of mental health challenges from the outset.

Priority will go to youth-led organizations, defined as organizations where in which fifty percent (50%) or more of the individuals in key leadership positions are youth 35 years of age or under.

Application Deadlines

  • November 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST (5:00pm UTC) – All applicants MUST register for an account on the Grand Challenges Canada Fluxx Portal by this date. ONLY applicants registered by this date will be eligible to submit an application.
  • December 1, 2021 at 12:00pm EST (5:00pm UTC) – All applicants MUST submit an application via Grand Challenges Canada Fluxx Portal by this date to be considered for funding.

Link to application here.

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