A Big New Push on Veterans’ Mental Health

A Big New Push on Veterans’ Mental Health
The Wounded Warrior Project has announced a three-year $100 million effort to connect wounded veterans and their families with individualized mental health care.
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Funding a Bigger, Smarter Team to Help Veterans Conquer Their Challenges

Veterans can face a thicket of interlocking challenges: War injuries, mental health problems, and substance abuse. Here's an effort that takes a more holistic approach to these difficulties.
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Remember the Ladies: VNA Foundation’s Women Veterans Health Project

In the fall of 2013, the VNA Foundation of Chicago announced its support of a new special initiative, a little out-of-the-ordinary for the foundation, which would seek to ease the transition of veterans from combat to civilian life. Specifically women veterans.
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Selfless in Seattle: The Schultz Family Foundation Funds Vets’ Program

The Schultz Family Foundation is ramping up. In October, they hired Daniel Pitasky, from the Gates Foundation, to serve as SFF's first-ever executive director. Now, they are rolling out two substantial grantmaking programs, Onward Youth and Onward Veterans, and have committed—get ready for it—$30 million to the latter.
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Inside Bristol-Myers Squibb's Veterans' Mental Health Giving

If you’ve been following the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation in any kind of way, then you’ll know that lately the Foundation has been investing in the mental health needs of returning veterans. In a big way. Now, BMSF is reinforcing this newfound interest it has by announcing more than $4.4 million in new grants, all targeting veterans’ mental health needs.
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The Largest-Ever Private Donation to PTSD Creates New Veterans Center

The Steven A. And Alexandra M. Cohen Foundation has made a massive grant to the NYU Langone Medical Center to help establish a new mental health research center dedicated exclusively to veterans. The new center will search for biomarkers to help diagnose post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury in veterans.

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