BridgeUp at Menninger Announces Request for Proposals for Grant Applications

Thursday, February 2, 2017

bridgeup-logo-from-hearst-copyBridgeUp at Menninger (BridgeUp) has announced a Request for Proposals for its Magic Grants. The deadline is February 22.


Through these grants, BridgeUp aims to add value to school and after-school initiatives by bringing a focus on mental health via innovative collaborations between community organizations and middle and high schools. BridgeUp seeks measurable, evidence-based approaches that will improve the overall health status, as well as academic achievement of these youth.



Apply for a Magic Grant online. Funding priorities and applications can be found in the Request for Proposal.


Grants are for one year of funding, with a six-month review and a full evaluation due at the end of the grant period. Approximately $1 million is available in grants annually.


For information about proposals, the grant cycle or the Request for Proposal, email BridgeUp at Menninger.


BridgeUp at Menninger is generously funded by the Trust of David and Helen Gurley Brown. BridgeUp at Menninger is the third center funded by this trust; the others are the New York Public Library and the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Each has a unique focus on making measurable improvement in the lives of at-risk adolescents.