Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

New Initiative will help organizations in Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey enhance their programs and services


We believe that this paper analyzing both sides of the IMD Exclusion Rule debate can inform policymaking, and improve health outcomes. We hope it helps to extend progress and avoid losing ground at this critical time of policy change.


When coverage is denied, often illegally, patients or their loved ones suffer a tremendous financial burden to pay for treatment out-of-pocket.


We believe that now more than ever philanthropic support in the area of policy is critical to improving health outcomes for all. Learn more about our policy paper series.


New infographic portrays how philanthropy can support trauma-informed cross-sector networks


Participatory grantmaking initiative grants $212,500 to community organizations in Greater Philadelphia promoting wellness for immigrants and refugees

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New Partnership Launched to Amplify Impact
The Scattergood Foundation  -  December 18, 2018
RISE Partnership will help organizations in Philly and SNJ enhance their program and services
IMD Exclusion Rule Paper Featured in CNN Article
ScattergoodEthics  -  November 13, 2018
States may now broaden mental health treatment und
Hiring for Two Positions
The Scattergood Foundation  -  November 11, 2018
We are looking to expand our team with an Administrative Coordinator and RISE Program Coordinator.
Evaluating State Mental Health & Addiction Parity
The Scattergood Foundation  -  October 3, 2018
A newly released report evaluates the strength and quality of state statutes.
Chinese elders ‘walk the middle path’ to better me
WHYY  -  September 14, 2018
Just one of this week's stories from the behavioral health desk at WHYY.
Ten Grants Awarded to Promote Immigrant Wellness
The Scattergood Foundation  -  June 8, 2018
Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness Grants $212,500 to organizations in Greater Philadelphia
Release of Trauma-Informed Philanthropy, Volume 2
The Scattergood Foundation  -  March 5, 2018
Learn more about how to integrate trauma-informed practice into your grantmaking!
RFP released to promote wellness among immigrants
The Scattergood Foundation  -  February 12, 2018
A partnership of funders and community-based, immigrant-serving organizations to distribute $200,000
Meet the 2018 Emerging Scholars
Active Minds, Inc.  -  January 7, 2018
Active Minds and The Foundation are happy to announce six new scholars for 2018!
6th Annual Scattergood Innovation Award
The Scattergood Foundation  -  November 13, 2017
The application period is now open! Submit your innovative program for a chance to win $25,000!
Nonvoluntary Treatment
ScattergoodEthics  -  September 5, 2017
Would distinguish psychiatric patients who refuse help but likely would have accepted it in a healthy state of mind from
New article in Family, Systems, & Health
Sam  -  June 27, 2017
Using standardized patients as a means of training and evaluating behavioral health consultants in primary care.
The Goldwater Rule
ScattergoodEthics  -  June 21, 2017
A Conversation Between Dominic A. Sisti and Jonathan D. Moreno
Maximizing Our Investments:
The Scattergood Foundation  -  May 22, 2017
Five Ingredients for Accelerating Impact in Health Philanthropy
A Three Part Series
WHYY  -  May 8, 2017
Behind the Headlines: Pennsylvania's Opioid Crisis Up-Close
137,000 PA residents would likely lose their jobs
The Scattergood Foundation  -  February 23, 2017
if the ACA is to be repealed, says new Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative report
Is President Trump Causing Toxic Stress?
ScattergoodEthics  -  February 20, 2017
Commentary from Dom Sisti, PhD and Cindy Baum-Baicker, PhD
Roundup of Recent Stories about the Brain
WHYY  -  February 17, 2017
Check out these three featured stories from The Pulse on WHYY
Building on Arthur Evans' legacy:
The Scattergood Foundation  -  February 9, 2017
Next steps for behavioral health in Philadelphia
Introducing the 2017 Emerging Scholars Fellows
Active Minds, Inc.  -  January 23, 2017
You can follow their research and work over the next five months!