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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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2020 Wealth Transfer and Charitable Planning: Navigating the Landscape

2020 Wealth Transfer and Charitable Planning: Navigating the Landscape On Tuesday, November 10, at 8:30 a.m., our President and CEO, Laura Ducceschi, MBA, MA, CAP®, will be presenting an hour-long online seminar entitled 2020 Wealth Transfer and Charitable Planning: Navigating the Landscape, with Elizabeth Witko, MAcc, MSF, Business Strategist at Drucker & Scaccetti. This webinar […]

Just Released: 2019 Annual Report

Just Released: 2019 Annual Report 2020 has brought many challenges to our communities and our world, and we are all working together to address the many needs of our friends and neighbors. At the Scranton Area Community Foundation, the preparation of our 2019 Annual Report offers the opportunity to reflect on this generosity which was […]

Missed the WIP Annual Event? See it HERE!

Missed the WIP Annual Event? See it HERE! Women in Philanthropy and the team at the Scranton Area Community Foundation would like to thank you for your patience tonight as we worked out some technical challenges behind the scenes during the live-stream Women in Philanthropy Annual Event. We learned that some of our friends were […]


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