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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.


Mental Health First Aid Program Planning and Implementation

Program Planning and Design

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges or crises.

About

The planning and design consultation culminated in a strategic plan for the City of Philadelphia and led to the creation of an unit within the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services with over 10 full-time staff members.

The unit has since trained over 25,000 Philadelphians in Mental Health First Aid.