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Engage Us as Consultants

Need help building capacity within your organization to drive transformational change in behavioral health? Contact us to learn more about our services available on a sliding fee scale.

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Seeking Support

Select from one of the funding opportunities below to learn more or apply.

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Grantmaking

We fund organizations and projects which disrupt our current behavioral health space and create impact at the individual, organizational, and societal levels.

Innovation Award

Our annual $25,000 prize is awarded to a cutting-edge idea that holds the potential to catalyze progress in behavioral health.

Community Fund for Wellness

Our participatory grantmaking alters the traditional process of philanthropic giving by empowering service providers and community-based organizations to define the strategy around a specific issue area or population.

Program Related Investments

We provide funds at below-market interest rates that can be particularly useful to start, grow, or sustain a program, or when results cannot be achieved with grant dollars alone.

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Joe Pyle, MA President

Contact Joe about partnership opportunities, thought leadership, and the Foundation’s property.

Alyson Ferguson, MPH Director of Grantmaking

Contact Alyson about grantmaking, program related investments, and the paper series.

Samantha Matlin, PhD Director of Evaluation and Community Impact

Contact Samantha about program planning and evaluation consulting services.

Caitlin O'Brien, MPH Special Projects Manager

Contact Caitlin about the Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness, the Annual Innovation Award, and trauma-informed programming.


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Contact Information

Main Office & Mailing Address

Friends Center
1501 Cherry Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
267-519-5357

Travel Recommendations to Friends Center

Via SEPTA Subway or Bus
Any SEPTA bus route or subway route to the City Hall stop will place you within walking distance of Friends Center. Visit www.septa.org for more information on routes and times.

Via SEPTA Trains to Suburban Station
Take the SEPTA train to Suburban Station. This is the station between 30th Street and Market East. Exit the Station on 15th and JFK Boulevard. Turn left and walk two blocks to Friends Center, which is the red brick building on northwest corner of 15th Street between Race and Cherry Streets.

Parking
Discounted parking is available on the east side of 15th Street, between Race & Cherry Street. Take your parking ticket with you, and ask the Friends Center receptionist to stamp it for the validated parking rate of $15.00 for the day.

Friends Hospital Office

4641 Roosevelt Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19124
215-831-3000