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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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The Robert H. Spitz Foundation Announces 2021 Grant Cycle

The Robert H. Spitz Foundation Announces 2021 Grant Cycle   The Robert H. Spitz Foundation, administered by the Scranton Area Community Foundation, is pleased to announce its 2021 grant cycle and invites local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to apply for grant funding. The grant application process is streamlined through an online grant management portal administered by […]

Wow! Because of YOU, we’re a SAGE Award finalist!

The Scranton Area Community Foundation is thrilled to be a SAGE Award finalist in the Best Practices in Community Involvement category! The SAGE Awards, Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence, presented by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recognize outstanding efforts, talent, creativity and innovation in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The SAGE Awards winners will be announced […]

February 2021 // Fund News

  February 2021 // Fund News News and updates about charitable funds making a difference in our communities! Scranton Small Business Relief Fund Helping Friends and Neighbors Facing Hardship The Scranton Small Business Relief Fund hosted an inaugural Scranton Ice Festival earlier this month in Downtown Scranton, to support the Scranton Small Business Relief Fund. […]


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