A Charlottesville organization of nonprofits is now six figures richer. Wednesday the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) gave $100,000 to the Community Mental Health and Wellness Coalition as part of a new grant program.
The Community Mental Health and Wellness Coalition provides mental health services for low-income and uninsured individuals in the area. The money will be used to fund a new program to provide more mental health help to those in need.
CACF President John Redick said, "They have determined that there are many unmet needs, especially for disadvantaged people in the mental health and wellness area, so they're going to collaborate with their efforts to make those services more available and more effective."
CACF launched the grant program this year in an effort to get more collaboration between nonprofits. They are continuing to raise money for the mental health coalition's work, click here if you would like to donate.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:36 PM EDT2013-05-22 23:36:22 GMT
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