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Community of Practice: Centering Immigrant Leaders’ Lived Experience as Learning Resources

The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness (the Community Fund) managed by the Scattergood Foundation and its partners addresses the emotional health and wellbeing of immigrant and refugee communities. Through its participatory grantmaking process, the Community Fund provides financial support and capacity building opportunities to local immigrant-serving organizations to promote collective healing by cultivating meaningful connections […]

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Priority Setting for Philadelphia’s Next Behavioral Health Commissioner

By Joe Pyle & Cherie Brummans After almost six years of service as commissioner and deputy commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), Dr. Jill Bowen stepped down on April 15, 2024. With the mayor’s desire to improve access to treatment in Kensington and beyond, the change of leadership […]

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Building Partnerships through Participatory Grantmaking (PGM)

Over the past several years, the Scattergood Foundation, in collaboration with its partners, has developed a participatory grantmaking (PGM) process for the purpose of creating equitable strategies to provide financial support and capacity building to local non-profit organizations. The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness (Community Fund), is one of their signature participatory funds that has […]

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To Battle Spiraling Overdose Rates in Black Communities in Pennsylvania, Innovative Programs Bring Harm Reduction Into Local Neighborhoods

Vital Strategies Partners with Scattergood Foundation to Fund Nine BIPOC-Led Organizations for Mobile and Street Outreach Teams, Media Campaigns, and Resource Distribution The United States is in the midst of the worst overdose crisis in its history, with more than 112,000 lives lost in 2023 and rates rising sharply for Black Americans. Pennsylvania experienced more than 5,100 overdose […]

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BIPOC Mental Health Month Community Champions: Moumena Saradar

Moumena Saradar serves as the Manager of Wellness Services for Nationalities Service Center. What does mental health mean to you? What keeps you going? I am honored to serve our clients in the wellness department. Providing mental health services for all who need them is crucial to mitigating post-migration stressors. Our staff assists clients in […]

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BIPOC Mental Health Month Community Champions: Sappho Fulton

Sappho Reynan Fulton is a business owner and CEO who focuses her work on ending domestic violence. Through Womxn Beyond Borders, she provides resources to those impacted by violence. Sappho sits on the Board of Directors of the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund, has completed 40 hours of domestic violence training, sits on the District Attorney’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee. Her […]

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BIPOC Mental Health Month Community Champions: Dr. Nettie Johnson and Wonder Guannu

Dr. Nettie Johnson is the Executive Director of Health Department at the African Cultural Alliance of North America (ACANA). She directs several public health and mental health projects including the DOJ Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), PCAR’s Sexual Violence Initiative, PDPH COVID-19 and Mental Health Literacy and Case Management. Ms. Wonder Guannu, MSW is the Project […]

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Overdose Prevention and Community Healing Fund Awards $1.9 Million in Grants to 27 Organizations

PHILADELPHIA – Today, the City of Philadelphia announced the first round of grantees for the Overdose Prevention and Community Healing Fund (“Prevention Fund”), a grantmaking program managed by the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation. Launched in December 2022, The Overdose Prevention and Community Healing Fund invests funds from the national opioid settlements to mobilize community-based organizations […]

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Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness invests $385,000 to promote culturally-centered strategies to improve mental health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10th, 2023 (Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness is pleased to announce that it will invest $385,000 in 11 organizations that promote mental health and emotional wellbeing among immigrant communities in Greater Philadelphia. These organizations represent the fourth cohort of Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness grantees. Since its […]

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