The Katz Amsterdam Charitable Trust and Foundation has awarded $2.46 million in mental and behavioral health grants to community-based organizations in nine mountain communities across North America, including Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, and Truckee. This is the fifth year grants were awarded, with aggregate funding of over $13.5M, to help increase overall access to mental health care, reduce behavioral health stigma and improve community-developed services for communities of color and indigenous populations. This year’s grants will benefit over 40 organizations.
Vermont Community Foundation – $260,000 ~ Vermont To support mental and behavioral health work with seven subgrantees in the Stowe, Ludlow, and Mt. Snow communities of Vermont who are providing clinical evaluations, tele behavioral health, wellness programming, peer recovery and wellness coaching, supported employment, and resilience farm volunteer food distribution and healing ceremonies for communities of color. Sub-grantees include: Lamoille Restorative Center, Lamoille Health Partners Behavioral Health & Wellness, North Central Vermont Recovery Center, North Star Health, Susu CommUNITY Farm, Jenna’s Promise, and Turning Point Center of Springfield.
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We are deeply honored to be amongst the recipients of this award and are deeply honored to have a relationship with the Vermont Community Foundation and The Katz Amsterdam Charitable Trust and Foundation.