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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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The RISE Partnership Announces 2021 Readiness Cohort

The RISE Partnership is excited to announce that 14 organizations have been selected to participate in the third round of the “Readiness” component, which will offer training and consultation on several different evaluation topics. The Readiness component provides an introductory knowledge and skill building for organizations in key concepts, tools, and resources for internal evaluation […]

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How three Philly groups are raising mental health awareness in immigrant communities [inquirer.com]

This article, published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, spotlights the second cycle of grantees of the Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness. The mental health needs of immigrants, who make up nearly 14% of Philadelphia’s population, are often centered on immigration, a stressful and sometimes traumatic ordeal. Yet many immigrants come from cultures where stigma around mental health […]

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In culminating session, forum asks ‘Where do we go from here?’ [generocity.org]

The weeklong Forum on Justice & Opportunity convened by Episcopal Community Services concluded with back-to-back panel discussions for participants to share their next steps for collective action. NBC10‘s Vai Sikahema moderated the “Where Do We Go from Here?” session featuring ECS’s David E. Griffith; Joe Pyle, president of The Scattergood Foundation, and Sidney R. Hargro, president of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia. Each speaker delved […]

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What kind of data affects social change and where does it come from? [generocity.org]

“Good data tells us a story that can help inform a decision,” said Samantha Matlin, vice president of learning and community impact at The Scattergood Foundation, and lead for the RISE Partnership, during the third session of Episcopal Community Services’s 2020 Forum on Justice and Opportunity. Matlin and co-panelists Ross Bernet, project manager on the […]

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It’s time to start calling out the systems that lead to need for nonprofit programs [generocity.org]

Not long ago I chatted on the phone with a friend of mine that works at an evaluation firm. We were checking in with each other in light of the fact that so much was going on in the country. Protests against police brutality, counterprotest from self-proclaimed white supremacy groups, layoffs signaling a looming recession, […]

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Eight priorities for Philly’s next behavioral health commissioner [inquirer.com]

After three years of service as commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), David T. Jones will be stepping down on Friday. This change in leadership comes at a pivotal time as the COVID-19 global pandemic has illuminated and exacerbated long-standing challenges while also creating new and unique risks. Communities have […]

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