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Grants available for orgs providing Kent & Sussex child mental health services

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The Next Generation – Southern Delaware (Next Gen South) is seeking nonprofit agencies providing child mental health services in Kent and Sussex Counties to apply for its 2015 grants.

Applications are available here and are due July 1. Grants will be awarded to organizations and programs supporting child mental health services addressing issues such as, but not limited to, abuse, suicide prevention, bullying and teen dating violence.

For more information, contact Shannon Owens at 302.855.0551 or [email protected]. 

About The Next Generation – Southern Delaware

Next Gen South is a philanthropic organization of young professionals living and working in Southern Delaware. The organization is a giving circle of the Delaware Community Foundation, but has its own structure, fundraising projects and grantmaking process. Established in 2012, Next Gen South supports organizations addressing underlying social challenges faced by the most vulnerable Delawareans. Next Gen South will identify a focus area every two years and is currently directing grants to support child mental health services and programs. To learn more about Next Gen South, visit

About the Delaware Community Foundation  

The Delaware Community Foundation manages charitable funds for individuals, families, businesses and organizations, and distributes income from the funds as grants to humanitarian, educational, health and cultural entities throughout the First State. With more than 1,300 funds, approximately $290 million in assets and annual grants of about $13 million, the Foundation provides a lasting source of charitable funding to benefit Delawareans today and for generations to come. Since 1986, the Foundation has been connecting people who care with the causes they care about, helping to make Delaware a better place to live and work. For information, please call 302.571.8004 or visit