Funding Requests

Our mission is to enhance mental health and addictions recovery through research and innovation, education and care.

With the help of our dedicated donors, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is proud to be able to support mental health initiatives across Alberta.

Learn more about the projects we support and how we are helping to change lives in our communities.

Funding Requests Financial Project
Funding Request Guidelines

Our granting process provides you with an opportunity to share your project idea through an open and fair process, which includes the meaningful participation of our key partners.

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To be considered for funding, you must be affiliated with Alberta Health Services (AHS) or community partner. If yours is an AHS project, your request MUST be approved by your AHS Addictions & Mental Health Zone Lead or Director prior to submitting to our office.

Our goal is to fund projects that make the biggest difference in mental health outcomes in these areas:

  • Education and Awareness
  • Facility Enhancements
  • Patient Supports
  • Programs
  • Research
Funding Requests Under $10,000

Applications can be submitted at any time throughout the year.

Notification of either an approval or decline will be shared within 6 weeks of the request.

Funding Requests Over $10,000

Applications will be accepted between July 1–September 30 each year. Requests are reviewed internally alongside our volunteer Funding Allocation Committee. If successful, recommendations are forwarded to our Board of Directors in December. Notification of either an approval or decline will be shared in January of each year.

Applications will re-open July 1, 2024