Journalism Grants

Funding For:

Highlighting Solutions to the Mental Health Crisis

Behavioral Health


MindSite News

Grant Period:

Nov 15, 2022 - Nov 14, 2023



Summary of the Project:

The MindSite News Solutions Lab produces solutions-focused stories on new ways to better address the mental health needs of underserved communities.

About the Grantee:

MindSite News was conceived and launched during the pandemic to bring in-depth reporting and compelling stories about mental health to a public and policymakers increasingly eager to access them. As a nonprofit news site dedicated exclusively to mental health reporting, MindSite News uses a combination of investigative reporting and solutions-focused stories seeks to create and sustain a sense of national urgency about the workings and failings of the U.S. mental health system and to impact that system through reporting, making it more equitable, effective, transparent and humane.

Related Grantee Work

January 24, 2024

After the Crisis: Unique Program Helps Older Adults Grappling with Both Addiction and Mental Illness

A unique program by the Progress Foundation in San Francisco aids older adults in recovering from both addiction and mental illness.

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Author: Celeste Hamilton Dennis

May 17, 2023

Shootings, Lockdowns, Anxiety: Kids Are Not Alright – But They’re Working On It

Schoolchildren are fighting off worries, spreading kindness – and talking about their feelings. This MindSite News story was produced in partnership with USA TODAY, which is publishing the story on its website.

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Author: Michele Cohen Marill

June 23, 2023

Activist at 14, Burned Out by 26. Today, Emani Davis Teaches That to Change the World, You Must Also Take Care of Yourself

Helping activists and the formerly incarcerated take care of their mental, physical and spiritual health This MindSite News story is being published in partnership with Capital B, which is also running the story on its website. Sign up for Capital B’s weekly newsletter here.

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Author: Nell Bernstein