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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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Aminata Diallo
Community Impact & Evaluation Program Manager

Contact Ami about the RISE Partnership.

Alyson Ferguson, MPH
Director of Grantmaking

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

Jada Gossett
Administrative & Communications Coordinator

Contact Jada about administrative and communication needs.

Samantha Matlin, PhD
Director of Evaluation & 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.

Joe Pyle, MA

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

Bilingual Domestic Violence Program

Community Fund for Wellness

This Lutheran Settlement House program provides free, quality counseling services for victims and survivors of domestic and dating abuse regardless of gender or sexual orientation.


The Bilingual Domestic Violence program provides free, quality counseling services for victims and survivors of domestic and dating abuse regardless of gender or sexual orientation: female, male, transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or heterosexual. All services are currently offered in English and Spanish and all counseling services are confidential. Components of the full program include:  

  • Domestic Violence Hotline: The program collaborates with other domestic violence programs and the City of Philadelphia to operate the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline for victims of domestic and dating abuse and provides crisis intervention counseling, safety planning, and referrals for domestic abuse services – including those in multiple languages. The hotline is toll free and is answered by a trained counselor 24-hours a day.
  • Counseling: The program provides free and confidential counseling services in Spanish and English for victims and former victims of domestic and dating abuse, including: individual counseling; crisis intervention; advocacy; support groups onsite and throughout the city; and specialized groups for incarcerated women.
  • Medical Advocacy: The program partners with local hospitals to provide onsite domestic and dating abuse services for patients and their families and trainings for healthcare providers.
  • Legal Advocacy: The program provides court accompaniment and advocacy at the Criminal Justice Center, Family Court, and the Philadelphia Adult Probation and Parole Department.
  • Education and Training: The program offers education on domestic and dating abuse for youth, community members, workplaces, congregations and professionals.
  • Transitional Housing: The program’s transitional housing program, the Sheila Brown Women’s Center, serves homeless women and their children who are survivors of domestic and dating abuse.