BEAM Black Peer Support & Community Care Grants
Black Emotional & Mental Health Collective
October 1, 2023
County governments, State governments
The Black Emotional & Mental Health Collective is offering awards of $10,000 to support Black-led peer support and community health projects that center around Black folks living in distress or living with mental health conditions.
Donor Name: Black Emotional & Mental Health Collective
State: All States
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $10,000
This Black Peer Support & Community Care grant project is sponsored by BEAM, as part of the Black Wellness Innovation Fund.
The Black Wellness Innovation Fund is a funder collaborative that supports innovative, Black-led wellness work in Black communities. They are calling on national organizations to join us in building out this Fund to further support the collective wellness of Black communities.
Despite the growing awareness of Black mental health and distress in the United States, no national fund exists to support innovative, Black led wellness and mental health resources. The Black Wellness Innovation Fund aims to fill this monumental gap.
What is this funding for?
General operating support for:
Peer support groups
Social support spaces
Wellness projects focused on Black folks.
Who should apply?
Black disability justice collectives
Individuals or small non-profits convening Black folks for wellness circles regularly
Therapists or skilled wellness facilitators seeking funds to sustain groups that support Black folks.
For more information, visit BEAM.