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Evaluating State Mental Health and Addiction Parity Statutes: A Technical Report

A newly released report evaluates the strength and quality of state statutes created to ensure insurers treat mental health illnesses, such as depression and substance use disorders, the same way they treat illnesses of the body, such as diabetes and cancer.  32 states received failing grades, while the state of Illinois was identified to have model state statutes. The collaborative research...

Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness Announces First Grantee Cohort

COMMUNITY FUND FOR IMMIGRANT WELLNESS announces first grantee cohort


A partnership of funders and community-based, immigrant-serving organizations collaborate to grant more than $200,000 to ten organizations in Greater Philadelphia

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant...

RFP released to promote wellness among immigrants and refugees

Community fund for immigrant wellness

A partnership of funders and community-based, immigrant-serving organizations release Request for Proposals from a pooled fund of $200,000

Submissions accepted starting today, Monday, February 12th, 2018

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness...

6th Annual Scattergood Innovation Award Application Period is Now Open

The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation and The National Council for Behavioral Health Announce the Sixth Annual Scattergood Innovation Award Submissions accepted starting today, Monday, November 13th, 2017; award will highlight new and groundbreaking programs in behavioral health from across the...

Maximizing Our Investments: Five Ingredients for Accelerating Impact in Health Philanthropy

By:  Jamie Brown, Program Officer, Colorado Springs Health Foundation Jennifer Chubinski, Vice President – Innovation and Learning, Interact for Health Alexa Eggleston, Senior Program Officer, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Alyson Ferguson, Director of Grantmaking, The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation Rebecca Gallo, Program Officer, MetroWest Health Foundation Brian Myers, Vice...

PHFC Releases New Report on ACA Repeal

Nearly all Pennsylvanians would be affected if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, according to a new report released today by the Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative (PHFC), a non-partisan network of 40 health foundations throughout the state. 

The findings include:

One million adults and children would lose health insurance; Seniors on Medicare...

Building on Arthur Evans' legacy: next steps for behavioral health in Philadelphia

by Joe Pyle, MA,  President of the Scattergood Foundation    Dr. Arthur C. Evans steps down Friday after 12 years as commissioner of the city’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services – the name is one of myriad changes, large and small, that came under his watch.  Evans brought tremendous vision and led a system-wide transformation effort focused on...