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Partner Eligibility

How to Become an Outreach Partner

Outreach Partners are selected through a competitive process. In August 2018, NIMH announced the selection of three new Outreach Partners. Currently, NIMH does not have any Outreach Partner vacancies. Organizations interested in becoming an NIMH Outreach Partner, can send inquiries to to receive information about future solicitation opportunities.

How to Become a National Partner

The Program currently has over 75 National Partners, including national professional, consumer, advocacy, and service-related non-profit organizations with members, affiliates, and/or chapters throughout the country. National Partners support NIMH’s efforts to increase awareness of: 1) mental disorders and the brain; 2) the role that basic, translational, and clinical research play in the understanding, prevention, and treatment of mental illnesses; and 3) the opportunities for individuals to benefit from participation in research through their education, outreach, and dissemination activities. See list of National Partners. Non-profit organizations with a nationwide reach interested in becoming a National Partner should send an email message to with a brief description of your organization, contact information, and website.