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Community Grants to Address Mental Health

Community Grant Opportunity: 

We are excited to announce that Saint Francis Foundation will make funding available to local, community-based organizations in San Francisco that focus on Behavioral Health, Mental Health, and Substance Use. Our Spring funding opportunity opens Monday, February 22.

You can find and download our complete Community Application Guidelines here.

Deadline: Letter of Intent Submissions are due by Friday, March 19 at 11:59 p.m. 

Projects must begin between July 2021 to December 2021. Funding decisions will be made by end of May 2021.

Funding is only available to applicants that meet the following criteria:

  • Community-based organizations and nonprofits only with a current 501(c)3 status or fiscal sponsor located in San Francisco
  • Requests must clearly prioritize Behavioral Health, Mental Health, and/or Substance Use
  • Requests must demonstrate support for patients or patient populations and address the challenges of improving health both in and out of Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
  • We do not fund special events or sponsorships

Please note:

  • All first-time applicants will need to create a new account through our grant portal to apply.
  • If you applied to our funding opportunity in the Fall 2020, please do not submit the same LOI unless you’ve been advised to by Saint Francis Foundation

Questions or Concerns:

Please contact Will Douglas, Director of Programs and Community Partnerships via email. You may also contact Ken Woolston, Executive Assistant, via email by phone: 415-353-6243.

Thank you for your interest! We are excited to support this important area of health.


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