Request for Proposals for White Papers on the Mental Health

Request for Proposals for
White Papers on the Mental Health of Teens and Young Adults

August 1st 2024

Guiding Themes

The foundation invites proposals for white papers on the mental health of youth and young adults in high school or college with a focus on the following:

  • Scaling evidence-based interventions
  • Fostering preventative practices
  • Exploring the transition from high school to college
  • Innovative approaches to delivering mental health first aid/urgent care

Papers must draw on relevant, up-to-date research, or offer new research, and conclude with specific recommendations for policy change, opportunities for philanthropic or public investment, innovative programs, and other action that respond to the youth mental health crisis.

Proposal Requirements

1. Title of the proposed paper.
2. Thesis of the paper.
3. Brief bios and CVs of the writer(s).

4. Narrative description on the topic of the paper, the issues to which it responds, background on the research being used to support the paper, and the recommendations, and a media and promotion plan for release.
5. Estimated budget.

Two-Step Submission Process

Complete applications including all required documents and attachments will be accepted on a rolling basis in electronic form to michelle@rudermanfoundation.org but only selected applications will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Application
Questions? Contact michelle@rudermanfoundation.org
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