Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grant Activity: Current Activity Impacting Communities

Grants Activity

RFP released to promote wellness among immigrants and refugees

Community fund for immigrant wellness

A partnership of funders and community-based, immigrant-serving organizations release Request for Proposals from a pooled fund of $200,000

Submissions accepted starting today, Monday, February 12th, 2018

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness...

6th Annual Scattergood Innovation Award Application Period is Now Open

The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation and The National Council for Behavioral Health Announce the Sixth Annual Scattergood Innovation Award Submissions accepted starting today, Monday, November 13th, 2017; award will highlight new and groundbreaking programs in behavioral health from across the...

Penn Ethicist Proposes New Category for Psychiatric Patients to Justify Instances of Compulsory Treatment

“Nonvoluntary treatment,” would distinguish psychiatric patients who refuse help but likely would have accepted it in a healthy state of mind from the traditional “involuntary treatment”   August 24, 2017   PHILADELPHIA — The “involuntary treatment” of unwilling psychiatric patients has long been accepted as necessary in some cases, for the sake of patients and society, though it can raise...

Using standardized patients as a means of training and evaluating behavioral health consultants in primary care.

Serrano N, Cos TA, Daub S, Levkovich N   INTRODUCTION: The Health Federation of Philadelphia, which hosts a network of Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC) operating within the Primary Care Behavioral Health model (PCBH), identified a need to systematically evaluate PCBH model fidelity and to rigorously evaluate the competency assessment process to further their workforce development. A simulated...

Maximizing Our Investments: Five Ingredients for Accelerating Impact in Health Philanthropy

By:  Jamie Brown, Program Officer, Colorado Springs Health Foundation Jennifer Chubinski, Vice President – Innovation and Learning, Interact for Health Alexa Eggleston, Senior Program Officer, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Alyson Ferguson, Director of Grantmaking, The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation Rebecca Gallo, Program Officer, MetroWest Health Foundation Brian Myers, Vice...

PHFC Releases New Report on ACA Repeal

Nearly all Pennsylvanians would be affected if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, according to a new report released today by the Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative (PHFC), a non-partisan network of 40 health foundations throughout the state. 

The findings include:

One million adults and children would lose health insurance; Seniors on Medicare...