Opportunity for Collaboration – Analyzing Local Mental Health and Wellbeing Needs of Young People

Being an international mental health initiative hosted by Grand Challenges Canada in partnership with Fondation Botnar, United for Global Mental Health and Global Affairs Canada is currently looking for researchers, groups, or organizations based in low- and middle-income countries to support the initiative for up to one year (2023-2024).

Those selected will analyze local information on young people’s mental health and wellbeing and lead stakeholder and network engagement to scope opportunities for investment and collaboration in one or more of 13 priority countries – Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, India (with a focus on Odisha and/or Rajasthan states), Indonesia, Morocco, Pakistan, Romania, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Vietnam.

These findings and engagements will help determine the next phase of funding for Being and identify opportunities to catalyze change for young people’s wellbeing.

For full details and how to apply, please review the Bid Solicitation. 

The deadline to apply for this service opportunity is Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Please sign-up for upcoming information sessions on Monday, October 31, 2022 and Tuesday, November 8, 2022.


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