Hanley Family Foundation: Grants For Mental Health

OVERVIEW: The Hanley Family Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the prevention, treatment and education of alcoholism, chemical dependency and addictive behaviors.

IP TAKE: When applying to the Hanley Family Foundation, grantseekers should highlight their projected impact on the lives of beneficiaries and how that impact aligns with the foundation’s mission.

PROFILE: Since its establishment in 1986, the Hanley Family Foundation has supported mental health related research and education projects specifically associated with chemical dependency, alcoholism and addictive behavior. Specifically it funds efforts to “advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, and addictive behavior.” Lately it has been giving grants to treatment programs that work directly with addicts.

The Hanley Family Foundation doesn’t award a large number of grants, and only intermittently it seems. The grants it does award, however, are substantial, considering the small size of the typical community outfits receiving its $25,000 to $100,000 grants. Very few Hanley grants are awarded to large national organizations.

To learn more about the types of organizations Hanley supports and at what levels, its latest tax filings are available for download on its website.

Grantseekers are welcome to submit an application at any time. The foundation's board reviews submissions periodically throughout the year. Hanley awards grants to like-minded organizations within the United States. 

PEOPLE: 

  • Michael Hanley, President
  • Linda Hanley, Vice President 

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