Announcing the launch of the 2015 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund

Montréal , Thursday, January 22, 2015

The 2015 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund launched yesterday and applications are now being accepted.

Through the Community Fund, Bell will provide grants of $5,000 to $50,000 to registered not-for-profit and registered charitable organizations focused on improving access to programs and services that support and help improve the mental health and wellbeing of people in communities from coast to coast to coast.

The 2015 application period is open until March 31 and grants will be disbursed before December 31, 2015. For more information about the fund and its criteria and guidelines, visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk and follow the link to the Community Fund.

_In this photo: Community Fund grant recipients Chez Doris, the Old Brewery Mission Foundation and the Refuge des jeunes de Montreal for their mental health programs to help the homeless.

Pictured from left to right: France Labelle, Executive Director of Refuge des jeunes; Marina Boulos-Winton, Acting Executive Director, Chez Doris; Monique Vallée, Member of the Executive Committee - Responsibility: social and community development as well as for homelessness, City of Montreal; Matthew Pearce, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Old Brewery Mission; Lucie Charlebois, Minister for Rehabilitation, Youth Protection and Public Health; Charles Benoit, President, Television and Radio - Québec, Bell Media._