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Building capacity in nonprofits is key — this program aims to prove it method

Jul. 24, 2015 11:18 am

Building capacity in nonprofits is key — this program aims to prove it

The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, The Barra Foundation, and The Philadelphia Foundation have teamed up to support 11 nonprofits who will each receive two years of consultation services from The Consultation Center at Yale University. The program, called the Building Capacity Initiative, is aimed at helping nonprofits better evaluate the outcomes and impact of […]
How Philadelphia’s Behavioral Health Economy Generates $4 Billion funding

Apr. 14, 2015 11:30 am

How Philadelphia’s Behavioral Health Economy Generates $4 Billion

Can behavioral health services be good for the economy? The Scattergood Foundation, a Philadelphia-based grantmaking organization working toward advances in the behavioral field, has proven they are in a new report released last month. According to the report, the $1.12 billion spent by the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services generates a […]
$25,000 to Be Granted by Scattergood Foundation and The Kennedy Forum for Innovations in Behavioral Health funding

Feb. 18, 2015 11:36 am

$25,000 to Be Granted by Scattergood Foundation and The Kennedy Forum for Innovations in Behavioral Health

The Scattergood Foundation, a grantmaking organization that works toward advances in the behavioral health field, is partnering with The Kennedy Forum for its 2015 Innovation Award, a $25,000 cash prize designed to improve behavioral health policy and practice. For-profit and nonprofit organizations from across the nation are eligible to apply, and the top five finalists […]
Historic Friends Center Names New Leadership funding

Jan. 14, 2015 11:33 am

Historic Friends Center Names New Leadership

Friends Center Corporation, the historic Center City compound for Quaker and peace and justice-oriented nonprofits, has named Christopher Mohr as its new executive director. Mohr previously spent three years as the resource development manager at Community Design Collaborative, which gave him an “opportunity to learn about Philadelphia, its neighborhoods, and the nonprofits here,” he said. […]
Scattergood Foundation’s 2015 Design Challenge Winner, KangaRoom, Promotes Resilience in Homeless Shelters funding

Dec. 15, 2014 11:33 am

Scattergood Foundation’s 2015 Design Challenge Winner, KangaRoom, Promotes Resilience in Homeless Shelters

The winner of Scattergood Foundation‘s 2015 Design Challenge is KangaRoom, a design that was submitted by Impact Services Corporation. The design consists of portable walls that will provide homeless shelter guests with privacy and safety. The walls also have storage pouches for guests to securely store any items they may have. Scattergood Foundation will be working Impact Services Corporation […]
First Mental Health Screening Tool to be Available at QCare at ShopRite of Fox Street funding

Jul. 31, 2014 12:00 pm

First Mental Health Screening Tool to be Available at QCare at ShopRite of Fox Street

The nation’s first Behavioral Health Screening Kiosk is launching at QCare at the ShopRite of Fox Street on August 5. The screening kiosk was developed through the 2014 Scattergood Design Challenge, which asked individuals and organizations to create an intervention (an idea paired with a plan of action) that included an education, access or service component for behavioral […]
Scattergood Foundation Design Challenge Winner to Bring Mental Health Services to Retail Clinics people

Apr. 10, 2014 11:28 am

Scattergood Foundation Design Challenge Winner to Bring Mental Health Services to Retail Clinics

The QCare in Northeast Philadelphia where “Wellness at Your Fingetips” will be implemented. The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, a Quaker-based, philanthropic, grant-making foundation working to improve how behavioral healthcare is delivered in the Philadelphia region, chose the winner of its 2014 Design Challenge, “Wellness at Your Fingertips,” at the beginning of April. This year’s design […]