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At the Scranton Area Community Foundation our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all people in Northeastern Pennsylvania through the development of organized philanthropy. Over the years, millions of dollars in grants have been made to assist the educational, human service, environmental, civic, and arts & cultural organizations in our area. As the Foundation’s endowment continues to grow, so does the impact to our community’s most immediate needs!

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The Scranton Area Community Foundation proudly leads various initiatives including Women in Philanthropy, the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence, NEPA Moves, and the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative.

At the Scranton Area Community Foundation, we provide foundation management services to other private and public foundations serving the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania and beyond.

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Women in Philanthropy (WIP) creates meaningful, positive change in the lives of women and girls and their families across Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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NEPA Moves focuses on understanding and solving the transportation challenges that limit access to affordable housing, job opportunities, education, and quality health care in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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The Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence serves the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations in Northeastern Pennsylvania to help them meet their critical missions more effectively and to improve their impact throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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The NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative is a collective of animal shelters, rescues, advocates, and sanctuaries in the region that are interested in coming together to advance various causes in animal welfare and to increase the collective resources available to these agencies.

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September 2021 // Funds News

News and updates about charitable funds making a difference in our communities! Cody Jude Barrasse Memorial Fund Holds Annual Fundraiser Created in 2013, the Cody Jude Barrasse Memorial Fund honors the life of Cody Judy Barrasse and his legacy by working to promote organ donor awareness and provide services to those awaiting transplantation. To support […]

Nursing Scholarships Awarded in NEPA

NEPA Health Care Foundation Awards Careers In Care Nursing Scholarships   $189,622 awarded in Year 1 to support the growth and development of the nursing workforce in NEPA In response to the acute shortage of nurses across the region and its effect on the health and wellness of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care […]

Presenting the Grant Seeking Webinar and Coaching Series

Grants Plus and the Scranton Area Community Foundation Present: Grant Seeking Webinar and Coaching Series The Grant Seeking Webinar and Coaching Series is a 6 part, grant-focused educational program which intends to address the learning needs of nonprofit professionals with at least some experience in grant seeking. It consists of webinars and direct coaching. Participating […]


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