Kickstand – Mental Health Foundation

Background of the organization 

Kickstand is committed to transforming the way young people in Alberta, aged 11-25, access supports and services and to ensuring that they are being supported in their health, mental health, and social service needs.  

Project description 

 Kickstand will launch 7 IYS Hubs across Alberta by March 2026, in addition to a virtual site. McConnell funds will support a Service Innovation & Implementation Lead, a Youth Engagement Coordinator, and a Lead Scientist. 


  • 2023-2027
  • $ 300,000
  • Funding Type: Focus Area Funding
  • Funding Stream: Communities

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