News & Resources

May 16, 2022 | News

Letting Youth Lead: Mental Health Solutions by and for Youth

Youth leadership & campaigns to watch this month ...

April 25, 2022 | News

Welcome to Our Newest Advisors!

Youth advisors join The Upswing Fund's Advisory Committee...

March 21, 2022 | News

Calling Youth to Join Our Advisory Committee!

An open call for youth (ages 18-25) to join The Upswing Fund's Advisory Committee...

February 24, 2022 | News

The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health Continues to Build Momentum with Nine New Grants for Much Needed Mental Health Care and Services

New grant awards reflect The Upswing Fund’s commitment to provide critical resources to front-line organizations serving adolescents of color and LGBTQ+ youth ...

February 17, 2022 | News

The Upswing Fund: 2021 Impact Summary

2021 Upswing Impact Summary...

November 03, 2021 | News

Get Involved in the First-Ever Mental Health Youth Action Forum: A Call to Action for Youth Leaders

This initiative, taking place in early 2022, will put young people at the center of the solution and empower them to directly support positive mental health and well-bein...

October 13, 2021 | News

Five tips for rapid grantmaking during a global pandemic

Lessons learned supporting adolescent mental health organizations during COVID-19...

October 08, 2021 | News

LINUS announces $25,000 donation to The Upswing Fund

New donation from The Linus Group (Boulder, CO)...

June 18, 2021 | News

Announcing The Upswing Fund's "Ask The Expert" Series

Ask The Expert: Gender Affirming Care with Dr. Jack Turban ...

April 01, 2021 | News

From Our Director: Part Two

The second post in a two-part series...

March 31, 2021 | News

The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health Awards Over 80 Grants to Expand Mental Health Services for Adolescents of Color and LGBTQ+ Youth

$10.8 million in grants awarded to organizations from across the United States providing direct services and innovative systems-enabling solutions to improve access to ca...

November 02, 2020 | News

From Our Director

The Upswing Fund Director Solome Tibebu shares her personal story....

October 22, 2020 | News

Combatting a Mental Health Epidemic: Launching The Upswing Fund For Adolescent Mental Health

Full video recording of Combatting a Mental Health Epidemic: Launching The Upswing Fund For Adolescent Mental Health...

October 20, 2020 | News

Melinda French Gates on the Need for The Upswing Fund

Melinda French Gates speaks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the need for greater access to mental healthcare, particularly for adolescents who are of color an...

October 20, 2020 | News

The Upswing Fund launches to accelerate mental health services for adolescents of color and/or LGTBQ+

Driven by concerns over the mental health impacts of the novel coronavirus, today's launch of The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health will help address a pressing n...