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PHP Winter 2023 Grants Awarded

Philadelphia Health Partnership is awarding $620,215 to 13 community-based organizations working to advance equity in health and early childhood health and development.

The Winter 2023 grantees focus on immigrant and refugee health access, mental and behavioral health services, medical-legal partnerships, reproductive justice, and youth leadership.

Of the $2 million PHP granted in 2023, $1.5 million was distributed to support the foundation’s Nurture, Connect, Advocate, and Lead initiatives. Read more about PHP’s Winter 2023 grantees below:

NURTURE – Promoting the Optimal Development of Children from Prenatal to Age Five to Influence Health and Well-Being Across the Lifespan

  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) : $80,215 in support of implementation and evaluation of HealthySteps at CHOP Primary Care, Cobbs Creek and advocacy for payment reforms to resource behavioral health integration in pediatric primary care.
  • Oshun Family Center: $65,000 in support of racially concordant care for Black birthing families including trauma-informed therapy and support services for every stage of the birthing journey.

CONNECT – Improving Access to Equitable Care and Services to Address Disparities in Health and Well-Being

  • African Family Health Organization: $65,000 in support of culturally- and linguistically- sensitive health, human, and educational services for African and Caribbean immigrants and refugees and $25,000 in support of a new wellness clinic start-up.
  • Community Legal Services: $30,000 in support of Medical-Legal Partnership services at Rising Sun Health Center and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Karabots Pediatric Care Center to address social and economic drivers of health.
  • Justice At Work: $30,000 in support of client-centered and linguistically- and culturally-competent legal services, community education, and advocacy for low-wage migrant and immigrant workers.
  • La Puerta Abierta: $50,000 in support of bilingual, holistic, and culturally and trauma-informed mental health services for Latin(x) immigrant and refugee community members and cross -systems provider training to promote equitable, accessible care.
  • Nationalities Service Center: $75,000 in support of client-centered programs and services that welcome and empower immigrants and refugees to achieve a life of safety and stability, sustainable opportunities, and meaningful community connections.
  • Philadelphia Legal Assistance: $30,000 in support of Medical Legal Community Partnership services at City of Philadelphia Health Centers to address patient and family socio-legal needs.
  • SEAMAAC: $65,000 in support of linguistically- and culturally- appropriate services for immigrants, refugees, and other politically, socially, and economically marginalized community members including integration of social services at the Hansjörg Wyss Wellness Center.

ADVOCATE – Advancing Policy, Systems, and Structural Change to Achieve Equity in Health

  • New Voices for Reproductive Justice: $30,000 in support of Philadelphia community organizing programs to advance the holistic health and well-being of Black women, girls, and gender expansive people.

LEAD – Building the Capacity of the Nonprofit and Health and Human Service Sectors for Racial Justice and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia: $25,000 in support of capacity building services to inform future structure and programming.
  • The Village of Arts and Humanities: $25,000 in support of capacity building for program design and evaluation of youth leadership programs.
  • we.REIGN: $25,000 in support of programs that create safe and brave spaces for young people who identify as Black girls to develop the skills needed to become change agents in their own lives and communities .

Since 1997, PHP has invested over $31 million in 178 nonprofits and awarded over 720 grants. In 2023, the foundation awarded over $2 million in grants.

Learn more about recent grants on the blog.


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