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Applications are Now Open for the Humor Therapy Fund Grant Cycle

07.28.21

The Humor Therapy Fund at the Scranton Area Community Foundation is currently seeking grant applications from nonprofit organizations who wish to promote laughter and/or humor for the therapeutic benefit of their clients, staff, and/or the community at large.

Whether a nonprofit organization wants to bring smiles to children, hold a comedy improv workshop to improve staff morale, or create a humor toolkit, the Humor Therapy Fund of the Scranton Area Community Foundation can provide the necessary support. Grant applications for this fund will be accepted until August 31, 2021.

Grants will not exceed $820.


Apply for a Grant from the Humor Therapy Fund


Established in July 2011 by Jeannine Luby, the Humor Therapy Fund is intended to support any activity by a 501(c)3 organization that promotes laughter and/or humor for the benefit of its clients and/or the community.

Over the last several years, Ms. Luby has spent time spearheading numerous fundraisers to build the fund, including comedy shows and local events on World Laughter Day.

Grant applications for the Humor Therapy Fund will be accepted through the online grants portal at the Scranton Area Community Foundation until August 31, 2021.


To begin the grant application process, create or login to your account by entering the following information:

Please note that grant requests for this opportunity are only accepted through the online portal at the Scranton Area Community Foundation. No paper or emailed applications will be accepted.


Apply for a Grant from the Humor Therapy Fund


PLEASE NOTE: If you have applied for a grant through this system previously, you will have the option to copy some of the answers into this grant application. Click here for instructions on how to copy answers from another grant process.


The Humor Therapy Fund is administered by the Scranton Area Community Foundation.

Questions about the grant application process for the Humor Therapy Fund? Please email us at grants@safdn.org.



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