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Staunton Farm Foundation

Working for mental wellness


Staunton Farm Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of people who live with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. The Foundation works to enhance behavioral health treatment and support by advancing best practices through grant making to non-profit organizations in ten southwestern Pennsylvania counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, Westmoreland.


Investing in a future where behavioral health is understood, supported, and accepted.


Matilda Staunton Craig
Matilda Staunton Craig

Established as a family foundation in 1937, Staunton Farm Foundation exists thanks to the wishes of Matilda Staunton Craig (known as Aunt Daisie), who wanted her estate to be used to benefit people with mental illness. Following the direction set in her will and in response to current needs, Staunton Farm Foundation Trustees make grants to support treatment, services, and systems improvements for children, youth, and adults with behavioral health issues. Learn more about Aunt Daisie and the history of Staunton Farm Foundation by downloading this brief history.

Board of Directors

Suzy Weaver
Paul “Stoney” Griffiths III Vice President
Burch Craig Treasurer
Pam Golden Secretary
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Ashlee Carter
Riley Weaver
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Kathleen C. Knight Honorary Director

*Staunton Farm Foundation family members.


Joni S. Schwager Executive Director
Bethany Hemingway Senior Program Officer