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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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Today is GivingTuesday!

      Today is GivingTuesday!  Please consider supporting our work at the Scranton Area Community Foundation with a donation on GivingTuesday.  GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity that takes place on December 1, 2020. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past nine […]

Thank you for celebrating with us!

Thank you for joining us! Thank you for joining us virtually last night for our 2020 Annual Community Celebration as we celebrated and connected with you to share the accomplishments and impact made possible this year by your generosity. During this event, we recapped our year in review and honored our featured community partners including […]

Join us LIVE tonight!

Don’t miss our 2020 Annual Community Celebration TONIGHT from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.! Join us as we also recognize our featured community partners and funds that have made a significant impact in 2020. Our 2020 Featured Community Partners: JOIN THE CELEBRATION PPL Foundation Kathleen Graff Robert H. Spitz Foundation Our 2020 Featured Funds: Heart of Scranton […]

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