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At the Scranton Area Community Foundation, we provide foundation management services to other private and public foundations serving the people of the Lackawanna County region and beyond. 

By partnering with us, foundations can substantially reduce the expenses related to operations, grant-making, accounting, and reporting because we perform this work on behalf of the partnering foundations. In addition to reducing overhead costs, the trustees or Boards of these foundations can focus their efforts on accomplishing their missions, knowing the back-office work will be completed in a thorough and professional manner by a competent team. In many cases, this also means that foundations using the Scranton Area Community Foundation’s management services have the ability to distribute more funds to the causes they care about! 

With nearly 70 years of experience managing charitable funds, we have also successfully provided foundation management services for nearly 10 years.

To learn more about the Foundation Management Services we provide, please contact us today.

NEPA Healthcare Foundation

Established in 2021 by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation, this $200,000 competitive nursing scholarship program aims to support the growth and development of the nursing workforce in NEPA.
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Catholic Foundation

The mission of the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Scranton is to sustain and nurture the pastoral, educational, and service ministries of our Diocese, our parishes, schools, and organizations through endowments, planned gifts, and other financial contributions. The long-term financial viability of these ministries is a sacred calling for Catholics to build up the Kingdom of God in the Diocese of Scranton.
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Robert H. Spitz Foundation

Scranton Area Community Foundation has served as administrator of the Robert H. Spitz Foundation since 2016. The Robert H. Spitz Foundation is a tax-exempt, private foundation and supports initiatives and programs serving the residents of Lackawanna County and Northeastern Pennsylvania. Formed in 2015 through the estate of Mr. Spitz, the Robert H. Spitz Foundation supports an array of projects and programs that improve the Northeastern Pennsylvania region.
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Sheldon Family Foundation

The Sheldon Family Foundation will award grant funding to nonprofit organizations in the following focus areas: Arts Natural Resources and Conservation Parks and Open Spaces Animal Welfare and Protection Libraries and Historical Societies Child Advocacy Applicants must be 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving people residing or visiting the counties located in the Endless Mountains region, including Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, Sullivan, and Wyoming Counties.
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Electric City Foundation

Preserving the rich tapestry of Scranton's history and the green sanctuaries that define our city, the Electric City Foundation has been unveiled as a visionary initiative. In a joint announcement on Wednesday, November 9th, the City of Scranton and the Scranton Area Community Foundation proudly introduced this philanthropic venture.
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Community Foundation of Monroe County

A contribution to the Community Foundation of Monroe County is more than a donation; it's an investment that can yield immediate benefits and create a lasting impact on our community for generations to come.
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