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Emotional Wellbeing

Total Amount Granted: $573,112 since 2019

Total number of grants: 3

Type of Grant Round: By invitation

What are the objectives?

Purpose: Improving the social and emotional wellbeing of Victorians.

Facts: At least 45% of us will experience a mental illness during our lives

At least 20% of adults are affected by mental illness every year (SANE Australia 2020)

Approach/ Interventions/ Outcomes:

  • Destigmatising mental ill‐health
  • Cross‐sector collaboration
  • Supporting strength based understanding
  • Supporting ‘appropriate service systems to empower, and support, personal, clinical, social and function recovery
  • Understanding that mental ill‐health is a spectrum with many drivers (social, structural, systemic)
  • Translational and or actionable research that can provide indicators/index to understand levers for change
  • Evidence base showing that interventions/preventions are effective
  • Models of care that consider emotion wellbeing holistically in order to prevent incidents of mental ill health

Past Recipients

Financial Year Organisation Project Amount
FY21 Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health Inc ‘Promoting Resilience and Recovery in Regional and Rural Victoria’ – Expansion $237,612
FY20 Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health Inc Promoting Resilience and Recovery in Regional and Rural Victoria $250,000
FY19 Smiling Mind Improving the accessibility of the Smiling Mind app to better provide support to those who need it most $85,500


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