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Nearly all Pennsylvanians would be affected if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, according to a new report released today by the Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative (PHFC), a non-partisan network of 40 health foundations throughout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

Scattergood Foundation and National Council Announces Fifth Annual Innovation Award

Submissions accepted starting today; award will highlight new and groundbreaking programs in behavioral health from across the United States

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Annual Scattergood Innovation Award opened for nominations today. This will mark the fifth year that the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation has granted the award and the first year of doing so with...

Beyond Misogyny: Using Hip-Hop as a Tool to Make Sense of Adolescent Identity Development

By: Cassandra Ogbevire, Masters Candidate, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education

  “Once formed, an identity furnishes individuals with a historical sense of who they have been, a meaningful sense of who they are now, and a sense of who they might become in the future.”  -James Marcia, PhD   Music imitates life. Music refreshes the soul. Music reveals our...

Like-Minded Rally for Mental Health and Substance Use Reform

  Calling all Philadelphians, visitors, Democratic National Convention Delegates, and more to gather for the Like-Minded Rally for Mental Health and Substance Use Reform at Dilworth Park in front of City Hall.   Come to hear from speakers from national and local mental health and substance use organizations and learn more about the National Behavioral...