Funding Opportunities

The Hogg Foundation invests in programs, policy analysis, research and education through grants, scholarships and fellowships to transform how communities promote mental health in everyday life.

“People may still be people, but ways of working with them undergo one little or major breakthrough after another.” – Robert Lee Sutherland

The foundation builds capacity through planning, implementation, collaboration, and evaluation grants to eligible organizations and institutions. All open requests for proposals are posted on this page. Subscribe to our emails to stay informed about our funding opportunities and impact.

New Voices Showcase for Youth

We’re seeking talented young creators, ages 16 to 24, for its New Voices Showcase. We are looking for short videos that answer the question, “How would the world be different if it cared about your mental health?”

New Voices Showcase for Caregivers and Families

Share a story that describes how a loved one’s mental health has been impacted during this time of heightened injustice, race-related trauma, and the pandemic. What did you learn from this as a family member or caregiver to that person?

Scholarships and Fellowships

We offer graduate-level scholarships and fellowships to promote the study and pursuit of mental health careers. Eligibility and application procedures vary by award.

Ima Hogg Scholarships in Mental Health

Annual scholarships of $5,000 each for graduate students of accredited social work programs in Texas.

Moore Fellowship for Doctoral Research

An annual award of $20,000 for a doctoral student at UT Austin completing a dissertation on the human experience.

Frances Fowler Wallace Dissertation Award

Annual awards of $3,000 each for dissertation research by doctoral students in Texas.

Stephany June Bryan: Bold Spirit of Achievement Scholarship

Scholarships in honor of Stephany June Bryan, the late Hogg Foundation Senior Program Officer and Consumer & Family Liaison.

Mental Health Policy Fellows and Policy Academy 

The Policy Academy and Fellows program increases individuals’ and organizations’ capacity and expertise to advance mental health policy in Texas, while also increasing the consumer voice in policy development and implementation. The program funds five Policy Fellow positions and five Peer Policy Fellow positions in nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, or higher education institutions.

Awarded Grants

Our grants aim to advance mental health, achieve health equity, and promote well-being in Texas.

Funding Strategy

We invest in mental health programs and services, analysis, research and education.

Grantee Success Stories

Our grantees are making strides for the mental health of Texans.