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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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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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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
President

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


Trauma-Informed Philanthropy

In partnership United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, the Scattergood Foundation has developed resource guides to educate funders about their role building the trauma-informed movement.

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The science is clear – the effects of trauma and adversity build up over the human lifespan and contribute to negative outcomes in all aspects of individual, family, community, and societal life. Some effects can even pass from generation to generation. In the last two decades, we have come to understand trauma as pervasive and distributed inequitably among vulnerable populations and under-resourced communities.

The good news is that trauma-informed practice can prevent and mitigate these impacts. Scientists, service providers, philanthropists, business people, policy makers, and community residents are coming together to build a movement for trauma-informed and resilient communities, improving outcomes in areas as divergent as healthcare, education, and criminal justice.

Philanthropy has a significant role to play in this work. By understanding the science and deploying resources in creative ways, funders can build knowledge and capacity among organizations and communities testing trauma-informed and resiliency approaches. Funders can also influence broader systems change by leveraging their relationships, especially in sectors like government and business. This is why we partnered with Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey to develop the Trauma-Informed Philanthropy series. 

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