Mental health may be the next public health crisis in a post-COVID-19 world. It's also an opportunity for donors to support youth and BIPOC communities during this crucial moment and beyond. On this page, you'll find hand-picked information about those most affected by mental health challenges and vetted organizations to support. [Note: Organizations are sourced through trusted partners and networks that align with our core tenets. Read our vetting criteria.]
Mental Health & COVID-19
More than a year after the the COVID-19 pandemic started, it continues to be a significant factor for mental health deterioration across age, ethnic, and racial groups. Learn about the opportunities for donors to engage in solutions.
Youth and Education
From increased isolation to learning loss, the pandemic's impact on young people can't be overlooked if we want them to thrive in the future. Discover how to invest in services for youth experiencing mental health challenges at various stages of their lives.
Mental Health and Our Children: Why We Must Invest in Solutions for Families
Youth Mental Health Project
Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era: Well-Being, Resilience, and Philanthropy
Who Are the Affected Populations?
While we've all likely felt some impact on our mental health during COVID-19, certain populations have been disproportionately affected. Learn more about these challenges, tailored solutions, and how you can help.
The Far-Reaching Implications for the COVID-19 Pandemic on Native Communities [Video]
The Aspen Institute
Women’s Mental Health Must Be Prioritized – Here’s What You Should Know
The Atlanta Women’s Foundation
COVID’s Mental Health Impacts on Domestic Violence Survivors and Solutions to Support
Break the Silence Against Domestic Violence
What is Necessary to Support Victims of Domestic Violence During the Pandemic
Why There Needs to Be Philanthropic Investment in the AAPI Community
Philanthropy News Digest
World Mental Health Day 2021
This year, the World Mental Health Day campaign calls for the public and private sectors to take action in making mental healthcare a reality for everyone — especially given the effects from the pandemic. Below are resources to learn about the issue and how to invest in solutions that will shape better mental healthcare systems.