"Connecting our Members with the Right Grantmakers since 1999."
Bell Let’s Talk is Canada’s largest corporate initiative dedicated to mental health.
Funding is provided through the following programs:
Bell Let's Talk Community Fund
This program support projects that improve access to mental health care, support, and services for people in Canada.
Preference is given to initiatives that:
- leverage, expand, or replicate proven programs and services already being offered by other mental health agencies;
- include a detailed budget;
- have secured funding from other sources for the project;
- specifically address project sustainability post‑funding;
- have clear objectives and a measurement plan;
- are evidence-based or evidence‑informed; and,
- identify community impact and specify the number or increased number of individuals helped through the project.
Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund
This program supports the mental health and well-being of members of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities across Canada.
Funding will be provided for projects aiming to:
- reduce the stigma around mental illness; or,
- increase access to culturally informed mental health and well-being support for BIPOC communities in Canada
Grants of up to $200,000 payable over two to five years will be provided.
Preference will be given to projects that:
- have a two to five year time period;
- offer services that are evidence and culturally-informed; and,
- identify community impacts, specifying the number or increased number of individuals helped through the project, and how it will be measured.
Bell Let's Talk Post-Secondary Fund
This program seeks to support student success by supporting post-secondary institutions in their journey to implement the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. Currently, Implementation Grants of up to $100,000 are available to publicly funded Canadian post-secondary institutions to fund programs that improve student mental health and support alignment with the Standard or the Québec Action Plan.
Application guidelines are available on the Fund's website.