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The Scattergood Foundation Announces New Grantees

The Scattergood Foundation supports organizations and projects that disrupt the current behavioral health system and discourse, creating impact at the individual, organizational, and societal levels. We are pleased to announce our grants made in the first quarter of 2022, representing a collective $465,000 investment in our community. Active Minds | Emerging Fellows Program Bread & […]

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Fewer police stats, more community engagement sought at Philly gun violence briefings [whyy.org]

When Samantha Matlin was invited to speak at Philadelphia’s biweekly press conference on gun violence prevention in January, she expected questions and challenges about her work with the Scattergood Foundation, which the city enlisted to measure the progress of its anti-violence grant recipients. Instead, the meeting quickly pivoted to a lengthy review of police reports, with priority […]

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Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness invests $400,000 to promote culturally-centered strategies to improve mental health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21st, 2022 (Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness is pleased to announce that it will invest $400,000 in 12 organizations that promote mental health and emotional wellbeing among immigrant communities in Greater Philadelphia. These organizations represent the third cohort of Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness grantees. Since its […]

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A review aims to find out if anti-violence money is doing its job in Philadelphia [whyy.org]

The RISE Partnership will provide capacity building and technical assistance services to the City of Philadelphia in direct service to Community Expansion Grant (CEG) grantees and in coordination with Equal Measure. The RISE Partnership will establish a technical assistance and capacity building program that directly strengthens the City’s 31 CEG grantees’ evaluation, data collection, and reporting; financial; and programmatic infrastructure and positions the organizations to […]

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CEO, Scattergood Announce Local Organizations Funded to Conduct Grassroots Outreach for Child Tax Credit

For immediate release: January 18, 2022 Published by: Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity Contact: Solomon D. Leach solomon.leach@phila.gov (267) 934-4269 Families can claim the remainder of the credit by filing taxes with the IRS beginning January 24 PHILADELPHIA – The Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) and Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation (Scattergood) […]

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Youth mental health is a crisis. We need radical prevention. [generocity.org]

In our Generocity column from December 23 “Youth mental health is a crisis. We need radical prevention.” we provided commentary on the Protecting Youth Mental Health Report from The U.S. Surgeon General and outlined targeted recommendations across different populations and settings to address the children’s mental health crisis we are facing. Read the full article […]

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Grassroots effort to ensure Philadelphians have the local government leadership we deserve

December 9, 2021; For Immediate release For more information, please contact: Jean Friedman-Rudovsky,  jean@resolvephilly.org, 215-805-3584 Joe Pyle, jpyle@scattergoodfoundation.org, 215-817-8529 Resolve Philly and the Scattergood Foundation are excited to announce a multi-year partnership to ensure Philadelphia’s top local elected officials — especially the next Mayor — respond to and address the questions, needs, and demands of Philadelphians who […]

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Eight Organizations Awarded Grants for First Policy Meets Practice Grantee Cohort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 28th, 2021 (Philadelphia, PA) – The Scattergood Foundation is pleased to announce its first round of grantees in its new grant initiative, Policy Meets Practice, which aims to align local grantmaking with its Think Bigger Do Good Policy Series. Each organization will receive a $20,000 grant and will participate in […]

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This is how the City must tackle behavioral health needs with the American Rescue Plan money [generocity.org]

In our Generocity column of April 2, “American Rescue Plan Act offers City opportunity to meet critical behavioral health needs,” we outlined the dire need for resources to address the behavioral health consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic. Critical to helping our city cope with, recover from, and grow beyond COVID-19 and its ripple effects, the American Rescue Plan provides […]

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American Rescue Plan Act offers City opportunity to meet critical behavioral health needs [generocity.org]

The American Rescue Plan Act presents a tremendous opportunity to improve behavioral health for all Americans. Being touted as one of the most progressive pieces of legislation in decades; its $1.9 trillion in funding has the potential to not only cope with the Coronavirus pandemic, but to move toward recovery and growth. How can this funding […]

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