2021 Robert H. Spitz Foundation Grant Recipients

Valley Youth House

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty for Young People Experiencing Homelessness in Lackawanna County

The Salvation Army

(The Salvation Army – Scranton) Operational Support


Outreach – Center for Community Resources Operational Support

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern PA

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Pennsylvania Operational Support

Valhalla Veterans Services

Valhalla Veterans Services Operational Support

Dress for Success Lackawanna

Dress for Success Lackawanna Workforce Development Support

Catherine McAuley Center

Family Support Program for the Prevention of Homelessness

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Shuttle Program


GAIT TRC – Veteran Equine Assisted Learning Outreach

NativityMiguel School of Scranton

NativityMiguel Counseling Services to Support Mental Health of Middle School Students

PAWsitively for the Animals

The Maddie Fund

Junior Achievement of Northeastern PA

JA Career Pathways Initiative – Program Support

SPCA of Luzerne County

SPCA of Luzerne County Operational Support

Johnson College

Johnson College Spay/Neuter Clinic and Veterinary Services Educational Equipment

The Humane Society of Wyoming County, Inc.

Humane Society of Wyoming County 2021 Spay/Neuter Program Grant

Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania, Inc.

VOAPA Master Leasing Program for Scranton’s Homeless Young Adults

Saint Joseph’s Center

Walsh Manor and Mother Infant Programs

The University of Scranton

We Care Wednesday Meal Program


Fraternite Notre Dame Operational Support

Adopt A Boxer Rescue

“The Puppy Mill Project”

Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Wilkes University

Project STIR – Sparking Transformation using Information and Research

Lackawanna Historical Society

Wholesale Block Documentary

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania Navigator position

Allied Services Foundation

Implementing Pet Peace of Mind (PPOM) in Hospice Care Settings

Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

NEPA Rescue Veterinary Clinic

United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA

Emergency Assistance Program

Treatment Court Advocacy Center of Lackawanna County

Treatment Court Advocacy Center of Lackawanna County Veterans Recovery Project Operational support

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter Operational Support

Scranton Animal Shelter Association Incorporation

Scranton Animal Supply House Operational Support

Women’s Resource Center

WRC Program Support

St. Cats and Dogs of Scranton

St. Cats & Dogs Operational Support

Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency, Inc.

SLHDA Pre-K Center Phase 2

Scranton Area Community Foundation

Women in Philanthropy: Empowering and Lifting Disadvantaged Voices

VNA Hospice and Home Health


NEPA Pet Fund and Rescue

Heartworm and Senior Pet Grant

Quigley’s Shelter Pet’s, Inc.

Quigley’s Shelter Pets Operational Support – The Next Right Thing

Bread Basket of Northeast Pennsylvania

Food Storage Support

Marywood University

“Students Together Achieving Remarkable Success (STARS) Operational Support”

Luzerne County Animal Response Team

Luzerne County Animal Response Team Operational Support

Temple Israel of Scranton

Community Shabbat Dinner Promoting Interfaith Acceptance and Understanding

North Shore Animal League

Mutt-i-grees Curriculum – Expanding Digital Resources

The Arc of Northeastern PA

Secondary Transition and Educational Trainings to Support Children, Adults with IDD/A and their Families

Jewish Community Center of Scranton

JCC Swimming Pool Renovation