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Early Childhood

Mental Health Collective

Request for Proposals


The Hall Family Foundation’s Early Childhood Mental Health Collective (ECMHC) aims to improve access to mental health services for children, families, and staff, leading to positive outcomes within early learning programs in the Kansas City Metro.

The Foundation is seeking a qualified non-profit partner/collaboration to receive funding up to $8 million over three years to support five early learning centers in coordinating onsite mental health services, trainings, and data collection.

Applications for the Early Childhood Mental Health Collective will open February 20, 2024, at 8:00am CT and are due March 19, 2024, at 11:59pm CT.

To support applicants in this process, we are offering two opportunities: an informational webinar on February 21, 2024, at 10:00am CT to discuss the application process and by-appointment application assistance sessions the weeks of February 26, 2024 and March 4, 2024 to assist with individual application questions. All sessions are optional. To participate, please register below.

Register to attend informational webinar on February 21, at 10:00am CT

Participation in the webinar requires you download the Teams application. Please allow additional time prior to the webinar if it is your first time using Teams.

Schedule an application assistance phone call the weeks of February 26 or March 4.

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