IMH 2022 Cycle 1 – Current Grants

Category of Request Organization Name Project Name Funding Amount  Summary of Program
Early childhood grants
TrainingGrounds, Inc
TrainingGrounds’ Pre-Birth to Five Resource HUB
The TrainingGrounds Pre-Birth to Five Resource HUB connects parents and caregivers to services that are critical to the healthy development and well-being of young children.
School based services
YouthForce NOLA
YouthForce NOLA’s Whole-School Approach to Social Emotional Learning for Post-Secondary Success
YouthForce NOLA will support the social emotional development of students at three New Orleans high schools by integrating soft skills throughout the schools.
Community based services
The Beautiful Foundation, Incorporated
The Beautiful Foundation – Virtually Beautiful
Amidst Covid19, The Beautiful Foundation,Inc has worked tirelessly to continue to empower NOLA girls through social emotional wellness curriculum both in-person&virtually.
School based services
Breakthrough New Orleans (fiscal agent: Isidore Newman School)
Breakthrough New Orleans: Students Teaching Students
Funding would provide for a licensed counselor to be on staff during the six-week Summer Academy to support Breakthrough New Orleans students and teaching fellows.
Early childhood grants
The New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter
Early Childhood Supports for Homeless Families
NOWCS, the largest shelter for homeless families, supports all family members, including young children needing early childhood support to mitigate the damage of homelessness.
Community based services
Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana
Mentoring Children of Promise (MCP): Changing the Trajectory of At-Risk Youth
Mentoring Children of Promise (MCP) provides mentoring supports and case management services to at-risk youth and their families.
Community based services
Dominican Sisters of Peace – Peace Center
Helping Gert Town youth transform their lives.
Use SEL to build capacity to improve trauma informed programming for Gert Town youth to offer more tools to manage the negative impact of race on wellbeing/ability to thrive.
School based services
Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans
Teen Life Counts (TLC)
Experts have declared a national state of emergency in child mental health, with teen suicide rates spiking; TLC is more critical than ever as a suicide prevention curriculum.
School based services
Special Education Leader Fellowship
Special Education Teacher Cohorts
We will equip teachers with skills to nurture diverse learners and students who have experienced trauma, increasing both achievement and teacher retention.
Early childhood grants
Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services
New Orleans Child and Family Program (CFP)
Our CFP provides 12 months of in-home visitation services (parenting education, age-appropriate child development, referrals) to families with at least one child under age 18.
Core Support
Agenda for Children
Core Support
2022: $50,000
2023: $50,000
2024: $50,000
Core Support is funding at a total of $150,000 ($50,000 each year for three years