Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grant Activity: Current Activity Impacting Communities

Grants Activity

Quaker Aging Resources

Quaker Aging Resources: New York and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings of Friends (Quakers), through generous funding from Friends Foundation for the Aging and the Thomas Scattergood Foundation, collaborated to develop Quaker Aging Resources. The project was designed to assist Meetings and individuals in responding to the needs of aging Friends including age related changes, chronic illness or...

Grant for Trainings on Mental Health

Dart Center Receives Grant for Trainings on Mental Health

By Kate Black

Given the economics of today's newsrooms, journalists must do increasingly more with less. Few news organizations are in a position to deliver in-depth training on pressing issues or carve out time to reflect on their craft. Meanwhile, complex public mental health issues pose serious...

Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship

Active Minds recognized that there were limited opportunities for students to become involved in this field on their own terms. With support from the Scattergood Foundation, we were able to develop and launch this program in 2009. Over the past four years, our scholars have worked to expand the body of research in behavioral help and we are proud to have been able to support then in pursuing...

University of Pennsylvania Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

The Scattergood Program for the Applied Ethics of Behavioral Healthcare (ScattergoodEthics) is based within the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. The ScattergoodEthics Program is dedicated to education, research, and resource development for the field of psychiatric, mental, and...

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world. Businesses were the first to embrace this new approach—called design thinking—and nonprofits are beginning to adopt it too.
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