Notes from Florida Health Funders call on coronavirus on March 18, 2020.
Mental Health/Crisis Services
This issue brief shares the behavioral health efforts and practices of three FPN members as examples of tangible actions funders can take to address behavioral health issues.
Latest Grants from Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund Target Mental-Health Needs, Childcare for First Responders, Financial Assistance for Displaced Workers, and More
Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation have awarded over $880,000 in grants from their joint COVID-19 Response Initiative, providing relief to nonprofit organizations leading the region’s COVID-19 assistance efforts.
Florida Blue has partnered with New Directions Behavioral Health to offer a free bilingual helpline to assist all Floridians with the stress they may feel during the COVID-19 health crisis.
The survey and focus groups should help the OUAC determine current and future needs for potentially hundreds more who haven’t come in.
The National Children’s Alliance recently awarded a $25,000 Mental Health Program Improvement Grant for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and a $46,000 Domestic Trafficking Victims Funds Training Grant to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard.
The Community Foundation of Broward has made the largest grant in its 34-year history -- $3 million to be matched by Broward County Public Schools to create a fresh new approach to address the social, emotional and academic needs of isolated, struggling middle school students. With recent events showcasing what could happen when students aren't connected to teachers and peers within the formative middle school grades, the Community Foundation and its fundholders were compelled to act.
St. Petersburg College (SPC) is pleased to announce a partnership with Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (CFTB), an organization focused on connecting donors, nonprofit organizations and community leaders in an effort to make Tampa Bay a better place to live. Through this partnership, SPC was awarded a $15,000 grant to expand its mental health awareness efforts on campus.
Prevot is helping Health Council of East Central Florida establish its program. With a $260,000 Innovation grant from the Florida Blue Foundation, the council started its first project with Prevot at Orlando Health's South Seminole Hospital, and specifically at the congestive heart failure and COPD clinics.