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Scranton Area Community Foundation Board in Motion

Date: 06.16.21

Our board members are doing amazing work in our communities! The Scranton Area Community Foundation’s Board of Governors is comprised of community leaders and volunteers who are committed to the Foundation’s mission of enhancing the quality of life of people in Northeastern Pennsylvania through the development of organized philanthropy. Our board members are elected because of their knowledge and understanding...

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Now Accepting Nominations of the 2021 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award

Date: 06.14.21

SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2021 MARGARETTA BELIN CHAMBERLIN AWARD!  Women in Philanthropy and the Scranton Area Community Foundation invite you to nominate an individual for the 2021 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award. The Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award is presented annually to a woman who demonstrates the following qualities: Commitment to community: to the wellbeing of individuals regardless of socioeconomic status, race, religion, ethnic background, age or gender and to the common good Vision,...

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$1 MILLION DOLLAR FOUNDATION GRANT FUNDS NEW ROBERT H. SPITZ AQUATICS CENTER AT SCRANTON JCC

Date: 06.11.21

The Robert H. Spitz Foundation, administered by the Scranton Area Community Foundation hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. inside the Jewish Community Center of Scranton (601 Jefferson Avenue, Scranton) to celebrate the Scranton JCC’s new Robert H. Spitz Aquatics Center. The complete refurbishment of the Aquatics Center was made possible in large part by...

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NEPA Gives Raises Over $1.24 Million in 24 Hours for 200+ Nonprofits

Date: 06.08.21

24-Hour Regional Fundraiser Exceeds Ambitious $1 Million Dollar Goal! Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti officially proclaims June 4, 2021 as NEPA Gives Day Photo: Scranton Area Community Foundation Board Chair Ken Okrepkie and Scranton Area Community Foundation President and CEO Laura Ducceschi proudly hold the official proclamation from Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti declaring June 4, 2021, as NEPA Gives Day. The...

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NEPA Gives is TOMORROW!

Date: 06.03.21

NEPA Gives is TOMORROW! We are all getting ready for NEPA Gives! This Friday, June 4, 2021, for 24 hours, 240+ nonprofit organizations will work together to help boost awareness of the important work nonprofits do in our region, promote the importance of philanthropy, and secure donations to support the work that they do. At the Scranton Area Community Foundation,...

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Updates from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative

Date: 06.02.21

  Updates from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative Here are the latest updates and news from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative… Join us for the next NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative Meeting! Please join us for the next (virtual) NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Audrey Lodato, NE...

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Join us for Part 2: Civic Engagement and Advocacy Webinar

Date: 04.16.21

Join us for Part 2: Civic Engagement and Advocacy Webinar On Thursday, April 22, 2021, we're looking forward to welcoming you back to the conversation surrounding the state of civic engagement and advocacy for women in our community. Last month, we hosted the first webinar on this topic, inviting panelists who gave insights and laid the groundwork to shape further...

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Join us for our next webinar | Topic of Affordable Housing

Date: 04.06.21

Join us for our next webinar! On Thursday, April 8, 2021, we're looking forward to you joining us for our next webinar in a series exploring regional challenges affecting women and girls in Northeastern Pennsylvania today. This webinar will take a local look at the state of and issues surrounding affordable housing for women and families in our community. AFFORDABLE...

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April 1st, 2021 Scranton Area Community Foundation Scholarship Deadline Approaching!

Date: 03.29.21

  Calling all students! Are you graduating from a high school in Lackawanna or Luzerne County and looking for a way to help pay for higher education? You may qualify for one or more of our 30+ scholarship opportunities! We have over $420,000 in scholarship funding available through our online scholarship portal! A full list of scholarships and eligibility information...

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Celebrating 30 Years of the Paul and Anne Marie Kelly Fund

Date: 03.22.21

Celebrating 30 Years of the Paul and Anne Marie Kelly Fund   The Kelly Fund is one of the earliest funds in the history of the Scranton Area Community Foundation. After managing their own scholarship account in 1992, Paul V. Kelly and his nine grown children established an endowed scholarship fund in March 1993 after meeting with then Scranton Area...

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March 2021 // Fund News

Date: 03.19.21

March 2021 // Fund News News and updates about charitable funds making a difference in our communities! To learn more about all of our charitable funds in greater detail, please visit our website, safdn.org. Scranton PorchFest begins this weekend! A new charitable fund has been established to support the Scranton Porch Festival, a new city-wide event centered on community and...

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Join us for our next webinar | Topic of Affordable Childcare

Date: 03.19.21

Join us for our next webinar! On Thursday, March 25, 2021, please join us for our next webinar in a series exploring regional challenges affecting women and girls in Northeastern Pennsylvania today. This webinar will take a local look at the state of and issues surrounding affordable and available childcare for women and families in our community. AFFORDABLE CHILDCARE |...

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