This past year the American Psychiatric Foundation continued its
efforts to advance public understanding of mental illnesses by awarding more
than $275,000 to organizations whose innovative, educational, informational,
and outreach initiatives promote the early recognition and treatment of mental
"The foundation is committed to improving the lives of persons with
mental illness and their families, caregivers, and communities," said
Altha Stewart, M.D., president of the foundation. "We are pleased to
provide grants to these worthy organizations, and we look forward to
continuing our work over the coming years."
These are the eight organizations that received funding in 2005:
As APA's philanthropic and educational arm, the foundation works to advance
public understanding of mental illnesses. These grants are made possible
through the contributions of the foundation's donors and corporate
The next deadline for grant applications is January 6, 2006.
Information about the foundation and how to make a donation is posted at<www.psychfoundation.org>.▪