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Scranton Area Community Foundation Commits $1 Million Special Grant Distribution in 2022

Date: 01.19.22

Scranton Area Foundation Commits $1 Million Special Grant Distribution in 2022 The Board of Governors of the Scranton Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce a special distribution of $1 million in grant funding from the Unrestricted Endowment (Community Needs Fund) which will be available in 2022 through the Foundation's competitive grant application process. This financial commitment from the Foundation...

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 James F. Swift Scholarship!

Date: 01.04.22

Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 James F. Swift Scholarship! 2021 James F. Swift Recipients The Scranton Area Community Foundation is also now accepting applications for the prestigious James F. Swift Scholarship, which provides local high school seniors graduating from a Lackawanna County high school $5,000 per year, for up to four years to assist with higher education expenses. Twenty...

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Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Grants Now Available!

Date: 01.03.22

Apply today for a Tomorrow's Leaders Today (TLT Grant) Does your organization provide work in any of the following areas? Environmental and/or Local Parks Projects Facility Improvement for Animal Welfare Programs for those Experiencing Homelessness Grants are available for projects in these areas through Tomorrow's Leader's Today (TLT) grants program. The Scranton Area Community Foundation is accepting requests for proposals...

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Internship Opportunity Available – NEPA Gives Intern

Date: 12.29.21

Announcing an Internship Opportunity at SAF:  NEPA Gives Internship About NEPA Gives NEPA Gives is a one-day online giving extravaganza that's all about giving back to the community. Scranton Area Community Foundation along with 5 other foundations in NEPA have joined together to help nonprofits raise money to achieve their missions. Since NEPA Gives is online, it is an easily...

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Tis the Season of Charitable Giving

Date: 12.16.21

Still thinking of options for your year-end philanthropic giving? Watch Tis the Season of Charitable Giving Webinar Today!   Tis the Season of Charitable Giving explores the differences and benefits of various charitable giving options and related tax implications to help donors make informed decisions about giving to the causes that matter to them. Topics covered include: Information on how...

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We are now accepting applications for the 2022 Wilderness Fund Scholarship!

Date: 12.15.21

We are now accepting applications for our 2022 Wilderness Fund Scholarship! The Wilderness Fund Offers Students an Experience of a Lifetime! WHAT IS THE SCHOLARSHIP? The scholarship provides the full tuition cost plus travel expenses* for a student to participate in an Outward Bound program, the leading provider of outdoor education programs that allow young people to explore their personal...

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Thank YOU for making our 2021 Annual Celebration a success!

Date: 12.06.21

On Thursday, December 2nd, the Scranton Area Community Foundation hosted our 2021 Annual Community Celebration at the Casey Ballroom at the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center. The event was live-streamed to all of our supporters. Missed the event? Click the link below to watch our Annual Celebration. Click Here to Watch the Event   The 2021 Annual Community Celebration was...

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Join us for our 2021 Annual Community Celebration!

Date: 11.19.21

You're invited to join us virtually on Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. for our 2021 Annual Community Celebration as we celebrate and connect with you to share the accomplishments and impact made possible this year by your generosity. Join us as we also recognize our featured community partners and funds that have made a significant impact...

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Last chance to register for tomorrow’s webinar!

Date: 11.15.21

Don't forget to register for tomorrow's webinar! Grants Plus and the Scranton Area Community Foundation's Grant Seeking Webinar and Coaching Series Continues Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 16th with Part 4: "Telling Your Compelling Story in Grant Form" See below for registration information and how to catch up on past sessions. Webinar 4: Telling Your Compelling Story in Grant Proposals How can...

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Tax Credits Explained: Learn about the Neighborhood Assistance Program from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Date: 11.12.21

The Scranton Area Community Foundation and the PA Department of Community & Economic Development invite you to join us for: Tax Credits Explained: Learn about the Neighborhood Assistance Program from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development This free, informational webinar aims to provide nonprofit professionals and professional advisors with an opportunity to learn more about tax credits available...

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Introducing the State of Scranton Seminar Series

Date: 11.10.21

The Scranton Area Community Foundation is proud to co-sponsor this in-person presentation and discussion hosted by the University of Scranton that focuses on the state of housing in Scranton. As a co-sponsor, we are sharing the details about this event and hope you will consider registering to attend. As part of our continued commitment to supporting important issues within our...

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Check out what our NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative is accomplishing!

Date: 11.02.21

Check out what our NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative is accomplishing! On Thursday, October 28, 2021, the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative hosted its third spay-neuter clinic, in partnership with the Eastern Pennsylvania Animal Alliance (EPAA), offering low-cost spay-neuter services and rabies and distemper vaccines for over 45 domestic and feral cats in Lackawanna County. Held at the Keyser Valley Community Center...

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