Grants for community mental health centers

760 community mental health centers received at least $323.4 million in grants for the most recent fiscal year. This includes 913 grants made from 628 grantmaking organizations, with a median grant amount of $1,600. Of these 628 foundations, 86% made just a single grant to treatment centers, and 4% made grants to four or more treatment centers. This analysis is based on grantmakers that e-file their Form 990s, and likely is an undercount of grants.
$323,399,743
Total grant dollars given to community mental health centers
913
Number of grants made annually to community mental health centers
628
Number of grantmakers funding community mental health centers
$1,600
Median grant size to community mental health centers

Foundations that support community mental health centers

Out of all grants made to community mental health centers, 73% came from small foundations with less than $10 million in assets. The top 10 grantmakers accounted for 95% of the dollar-value of grants to treatment centers. Foundations funding treatment centers also made grants to homeless shelters, multiservice human service organizations, food banks, domestic violence shelters, and youth development programs.

Foundation size

Foundation sizeNumber of grantmakers
Small
 
459
Medium
 
85
Large
 
84
Small foundations have <$10M in assets. Medium foundations have $10M to $50M in assets. Large foundations have >$50M in assets.

Foundation type

Foundation typeNumber of grantmakers
Community
 
23
Private
 
480
Corporate
 
50
Other
 
75

Grants made

Grants made to treatment centersNumber of grantmakers
1
 
544
2-3
 
58
4-10
 
21
11+
 
5

Top 10 foundations supporting community mental health centers

GrantmakerStateGeographic focusPercent of grant dollars to treatment centersNumber of grants made to treatment centersMedian grant size
Community Foundation of Greater Des MoinesIAState0.2%62$1,000
The Rhode Island FoundationRIMetro0.1%13$1,162
Central Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)FLState53.1%11$9,758,641
Westrock FoundationGANational0.0%11$25
Abbvie FoundationILNational0.0%10$255
Baird FoundationWINational0.1%10$312
Community Foundation for the Greater Capital RegionNYMetro0.3%8$2,038
Seattle FoundationWAState0.0%8$1,500
Lutheran Services FloridaFLState51.9%6$10,476,331

Community mental health centers grantees

Community mental health centers with more than $5 million in total revenues received 99% of all grant dollars. These larger organizations accounted for 70% of all treatment centers.

Grant amounts

Size of grantNumber of grants
<$10k
 
872
$10k-$25k
 
0
$25k-$100k
 
0
$100k+
 
41

Grant amount by grantee size

Grantee annual revenueMedian grant size
<$100k
 
$650
$100k-$500k
 
$2,500
$500k-$1M
 
$2,500
$1M-$5M
 
$1,500
>$5M
 
$1,531

Grantee states

State of granteeNumber of grants
New York
 
84
Iowa
 
82
Florida
 
81
California
 
74
Other
 
592

Grantee metros

Metro area of granteeNumber of grants
New York City
 
79
Des Moines
 
75
Chicago
 
45
Los Angeles
 
34
Other
 
610

Top 25 grants made to community mental health centers

GranteeGrant sizePurposeGrantmaker
Sma Healthcare (SMA)$26,793,443DCF Samh ProviderLutheran Services Florida
Henderson Behavioral Health (HBH)$22,168,591Broward Behavioral Health Coalition
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare (MBHCI)$20,136,424DCF Samh ProviderLutheran Services Florida
Centerstone of Florida$20,056,154Substance Abuse/mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
Mental Health Resource Center$16,006,631DCF Samh ProviderLutheran Services Florida
Citrus Health Network$15,937,387Mental Health Substance AbuseSouth Florida Behavioral Health Network
Harbor Behavioral Healthcare$15,597,031Substance Abuse/mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
Gracepoint$14,789,868Mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
New Horizons of the Treasure Coast$13,402,053To Provide Services Related To Their Charitable Purpose.Southeast Florida Behavioral Health Network (SEFBHN)
Peace River Center (PRC)$11,573,049Mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
David Lawrence Mental Health Center$11,109,772Substance Abuse/mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
Personal Enrichment Through Mental Health Services$9,758,641Substance Abuse/mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
Regional Mental Health Center$9,289,362Passthrough of Funds To Sub Recipient for Community Behavioral Health Network.Geminus Corporation
Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services$8,884,000Caring / Jewish LifeUja-Federation of New York
Bay Cove Human Services$7,555,586SubawardBoston Medical Center (BMC)
Guidancecare Center$7,187,601Mental Health Substance AbuseSouth Florida Behavioral Health Network
Northside Behavioral Health Center$7,079,852Mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
Coastal Behavioral Healthcare$6,938,416Substance Abuse/mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
Clay Behavioral Health Center$4,946,032DCF Samh ProviderLutheran Services Florida
Douglas Gardens Community Mental Health Center of Miami Beach$4,579,211Mental Health Substance AbuseSouth Florida Behavioral Health Network
Rogers Behavioral Health$4,576,572FMV of Grants Paid To RMHRogers Behavioral Health Foundation
Suncoast Center$4,386,111Substance Abuse/mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
Fellowship House / Psycho-Social Rehabilitation Center Inc$4,086,559Mental Health Substance AbuseSouth Florida Behavioral Health Network
Youth for Change$4,078,000General SupportNorth Valley Community Foundation (NVCF)
Mental Health Resource Center$3,668,957Mental Health DCF Suncoast RegionCentral Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)
Methodology: To determine grants and grantees, Cause IQ analyzes electronically-filed Form 990, Form 990-EZ, and Form 990-PF financial disclosure documents, matching grantees to specific organizations using EINs and fuzzy matching logic. The "Community mental health centers" category for this page is determined by the "F32: Community Mental Health Center" National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) code. Cause IQ determines NTEEs for organizations by its own internally-developed secret-sauce algorithms.