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.
Samantha is a clinical/community psychologist, an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine and the Director of Evaluation and Community Impact at the Scattergood Foundation. She has over eight years of experience providing evaluation consultation to community-based organizations and state agencies, including statewide child welfare systems in Connecticut and Rhode Island. She is the former Special Advisor to the Commissioner at the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services where she contributed to the formulation of high priority programmatic initiatives and policy across the behavioral health system.
Samantha holds a Doctorate in Clinical/Community Psychology from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Hispanic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.