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New Grant Opportunity from the Humor Therapy Fund

07.23.20

New Grant Opportunity from the Humor Therapy Fund

The Humor Therapy Fund at the Scranton Area Community Foundation is currently seeking grant applications from nonprofit organizations that 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 15, 2020.
 

Apply for a Grant from the Humor Therapy Fund

 

The Humor Therapy Fund at the Scranton Area Community Foundation was created in 2005 by Jeannine Luby, who started the fund as a graduate student to promote therapeutic laughter. 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 15, 2020.

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

  • A username that is an email address
  • Your contact information
  • Your organization’s information, including the EIN/Tax ID number (required)
  • Contact information for the organization’s Executive Officer

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 Now

 

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.


Scranton Area Community Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all people in Northeastern Pennsylvania through the development of organized philanthropy. With assets of more than $44 million and more than 200 charitable funds, the Scranton Area Community Foundation distributed over $2 million in grants and scholarships in 2019. Additionally, through our foundation management services offered to other private and public foundations, the Scranton Area Community Foundation manages assets of more than $31 million and distributed an additional $1.2 million in grants and scholarships in 2019 through assets under management. We proudly lead various initiatives including Women in Philanthropy, the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence, NEPA Moves, and the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative. More information about the Scranton Area Community Foundation can be found at www.safdn.org.

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