Applying to the Grant Program

Application Information

The Foundation is now accepting applications from community organizations, schools, and school districts to implement the Typical or Troubled?® School Mental Health Education program and its corresponding program for Hispanic parents, Típico o Problemático?, in middle and high schools in their community.

Grant support is as follows:

For implementation in two to four schools - Grants will be awarded in the amount of $500 - $1,000
For implementation in five or more schools - Grants will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 - $2,000

*We expect to award 5-10 grants.

The timeline for the 2016 Typical or Troubled? and Típico o Problemático? grant application and programs is as follows:

April 6 or 12, 2016 Webinars will be held to answer any of your questions about the grant application or program implementation. If you wish to participate, please sign up for a webinar session using the form below.
April 22, 2016  Application Deadline. All applications must be completed and submitted online.
 May 6, 2016 Notifications of Grant Awards will be emailed to the primary point of contact listed on the grant application. 
 May 9 - 31, 2016 Awardees will be mailed grant payment upon receipt of a signed contract, completion of data collection, and RSVP for one of the three pre-training webinars. Please note: if the contract has not been signed and baseline data collection provided by May 31,2016, the grant may be forfeited.
 July 27, 2016
Pre-training webinar option 1
 August 17, 2016
Pre-training webinar option 2
 September 7, 2016
Pre-training webinar option 3
 2016-2017 School Year Implementation of the Typical or Troubled? and/or Típico o Problemático? programs and data collection on referrals made to mental health professionals within the school system or externally.


How to Apply

Applications must be completed and submitted online. Applications received by mail, email, or fax will not be accepted or reviewed. Click here to print application to help prepare your responses for the online application. Many questions can be answered by reviewing our Frequently Asked Questions.

Additionally, two hour-long webinars will be held to answer applicants' questions on April 6 at 3:00pm and 12th at 3:30pm (EST). Please sign up for a webinar using the form below

If your question remains unanswered, or you have additional questions, please contact the Foundation.


Award Process

Upon selection, the primary contact person listed on the application will be notified by email. A contract to be signed and returned will be sent in May. If APA Foundation does not receive the signed contract by May 31, 2016, your grant award may be forfeited. Grant checks will be mailed upon receipt of the signed contract.


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If you, or someone you know is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, click here for a list of resources.