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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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Thank you for celebrating with us!

Thanks to all who joined us on Thursday, November 17, for our 2022 Annual Community Celebration! Together we celebrated and connected with you and many of our friends, donors, and community partners to share the accomplishments and impact made possible this year by your generosity. During this annual celebration, we gathered at the Hilton Scranton […]

Today is #GivingTuesday!

Today is #GivingTuesday Donate Now Please consider supporting our work at the Scranton Area Community Foundation with a donation today. GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity that takes place annually. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past ten years, this idea […]

The NEPA Rescue Veterinary Clinic is OPEN!

The NEPA Rescue Vet Clinic is OPEN! The NEPA Rescue Veterinary Clinic is open and ready to accept new clients! Designed to address the incredible veterinary shortage in our area, the NEPA Rescue Veterinary Clinic aims to increase access to quality, low-cost veterinary care for animals in the care of 35+ animal welfare organizations across […]


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