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.
Over the last ten years WHYY has built out a behavioral health desk which includes three components:
Behavioral Health Reporting led by Maiken Scott and supported by other reporters, more than 1,710 behavioral health spot and feature reports for WHYY-FM have been filed.
The Pulse has strived to uncover stories about health, science and innovation that are grounded in a sophisticated grasp of those topics, yet accessible to a lay person. Stories are presented from “ground level” – the places where ordinary people live out issues in their daily lives, as patients, consumers, workers, bosses, or relatives of patients.
Freelance Mini-Grantsare provided to freelance reporters and producers who propose solid reporting projects that connect behavior health issues to aspects of the community’s daily life.