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Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness invests $215,000 to promote culturally-centered strategies to promote mental health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11th, 2019  (Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness, a participatory grantmaking initiative that aims to promote mental health among immigrant communities, is pleased to announce a $215,000 investment in three implementation grantees for its second grant cycle. Each program represents a collaboration that use disruptive strategies to advance behavioral […]

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Mental Health Town Hall Featuring 2020 Presidential Candidates Coming to NH

Concord, NH – Mental Health for US, The National Council for Behavioral Health, and the NH Community Behavioral Health Association are partnering to announce Mental Health for US Unite for Mental Health: New Hampshire Town Hall to be held on December 16, 2019 at The Dana Center at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. The event will serve […]

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Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness Announces Planning Grantees for Second Grant Cycle

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness announces six grantees to receive $5,000 planning grants and an opportunity for implementation funding in the fall. Each grantee represents a partnership between two organizations collaborating to deliver a program which aims to improve behavioral health outcomes for immigrants and/or refugees in Philadelphia. The Community Fund for […]

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Press Release: Report shows that a data-driven asset-based approach is needed to improve children’s health and well-being in Philadelphia

With the release of an important new report, the Scattergood Foundation challenges all of us to rethink our approach to solving the problems that challenge the health and well-being of Philadelphia’s children. The report urges policy makers and funders to look beyond the city’s problems and take an asset-based, data-driven approach to improving outcomes for the […]

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RISE Partnership Announces First Implementation Cohort of Grantees

15 Philadelphia-Area Nonprofits to Participate in the “Implementation” Phase of a $3 Million Initiative Philadelphia, Pa. (April 4, 2019) – 15 area organizations have been selected to participate in the RISE Partnership’s initial “Implementation” phase. The groups were announced today at an event at the Discovery Center in Philadelphia. Organizations participating in the Implementation component […]

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Radio Times Interview with Dr. Samantha Matlin

Samantha was on Radio Times discussing a same day work and pay program that pays individuals experiencing significant economic insecurity cash for a day’s work. There is an existing program in Camden and a new one starting in Philadelphia that will pay people $50 for painting public art. Listen to the interview here to learn more […]

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Philanthropy Network launching new Equity Cohort with major support from Scattergood Foundation

The greatest social issues that we face as a region and a country are amplified in the lives of those who experience structural and systemic inequity. In philanthropy, changing the trajectory of these issues requires self-reflection, self-assessment, and institutional change to embrace a full commitment to equity. Scattergood Foundation has made a $30,000 leadership grant […]

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New Same Day Work Program to Begin This Spring

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Cari Feiler Bender 610-416-1216 cari@reliefcomm.com The planning phase is complete and Philadelphia will launch its first same day work program for individuals experiencing economic insecurity in Center City, Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA (February 21, 2019) – Drawing on the successful experiences of other cities in offering same day work and pay, […]

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The Inquirer: “50 acres to be preserved at Northeast Philly mental health hospital grounds”

By Frank Kummer, Updated: September 7, 2018 Friends Hospital, the nation’s oldest private psychiatric hospital, is situated on 100 acres next to Tacony Creek Park — a rare piece of privately owned bucolic land in crowded Northeast Philadelphia off busy Roosevelt Boulevard.  And its owners with Quaker roots want it to stay that way. On Thursday, the […]

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