Collaboratively identify and research funding opportunities in support of an improved behavioral healthcare system.  Committee membership restricted to dues-paying MHC members only.

Goals for 2017

  • Research and share funding opportunities to support shared goals of the collaborative partners
  • Develop collaborative funding opportunities to support the goals of Mental Health Connection
  • Consider and recommend Mental Health Connection's support of grant applications by community organizations, when requested
  • Meet as needed either in person or virtually
  • Review Guidelines originally for the Grants Committee to determine current relevance and make recommendations as necessary

What's Happening?

Meeting Date, Time, Location

Second Tuesday of the month, 9:00am, Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet, Fort Worth, TX 76107


Paul Gravley The Parenting Center

Sonya Mosley Lena Pope

Committee Members

Cynthia Bethany Fort Worth ISD

Margie Blake MHMR of Tarrant County

Heather Brizendine Boys & Girls Club

Margaret Cohenour Lena Pope

Lindsey Dula Alliance for Children

Taylor Ehrhard Catholic Charities

Elizabeth Espinoza Fort Worth ISD

Jasmine Folan The Women's Center

Linda Garcia Our Community Our Kids

Jennifer Gilley Tarrant County Challenge

Dana Glazier United Way of Tarrant County

Ali Goostree Catholic Charities

Nancy Hagan Community Representative

John Haenes Challenge of Tarrant County

Belinda Hampton Tarrant County

Stevie Hansen MHMR of Tarrant County

Virginia Hoft Santa Fe Youth Services

Sheila Holbrook-Whip MHMR of Tarrant County

Barbara Jones MHMR of Tarrant County

Tracy L. Koller MHMR of Tarrant County

Tracy Marshall Fort Worth ISD

Melissa Opheim ACH Child and Family Services

DiAnn Rucker Santa Fe Youth Services

Amanda Stallings JPS Health Network

Katherine Tilley ACH Child and Family Services

Connie Winkle Girls Inc.

Contact Us

3200 Sanguinet Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Patsy Thomas, President

For more information call: 817.927.5200 or email: