The Sozosei Solution Fund represented a new funding opportunity to support evidenced-based programs and innovative new ideas with the potential to disrupt current systems that result in the criminalization of mental illness and/or accelerate access to community-based mental healthcare.

Based on the outcomes of our recently convened Sozosei Solutions Lab, the Foundation accepted Statements of Interest related to the four areas of focus listed below. Click here to read the full Solutions Lab report. 

  1. Plan and implement 988, the national mental health crisis hotline, to be activated in July 2022
  2. Scale evidence-based diversion practices and centers of excellence
  3. Increase the size of the mental health workforce
  4. Support education and organizing around the Medicaid Reentry Act (Please note that the Foundation does not support lobbying or political campaigns.)