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 Procedures

Application guidelines are available on the Fund's website.