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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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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.


Philadelphia ACE Task Force

Membership on Advisory Boards and Committees

The Philadelphia ACE Task Force is a network of more than 100 professionals and community members who are committed to reducing the incidence of ACEs and trauma while also promoting healing building a resilient Philadelphia.

About

Research shows that experiencing trauma during childhood can have lifelong effects. Facing adversities such as abuse, neglect, witnessing violence in the home, and having a parent in prison can put individuals at risk for depression, insecure employment and job loss, substance use disorders, and even heart disease. In 2012, a small group of pediatricians came together to find ways to mitigate the impact of childhood trauma. It was from these initial convenings by the Institute for Safe Families that the Philadelphia ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Task Force was born.

Today, the Philadelphia ACE Task Force has grown to become a network of more than 100 individuals from medicine, behavioral health, nursing, community leaders, education, law, philanthropy, concerned residents, and others who are committed to building a resilient Philadelphia. Working in collaboration to provide opportunities for cross-sector learning, promote new research, advocate for systems change, and engage the community-at-large, the Task Force aims to reduce the incidence of adverse childhood experiences and trauma and promote healing for all Philadelphians.

Scattergood Foundation staff have played an important role in the Task Force since its beginnings, as a member, backbone organization, and now in a leadership capacity on the Steering Committee. Throughout our time with the Task Force, we have managed key initiatives, planned events, tracked and monitored evaluation data, and lead strategic planning efforts.

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