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A special message from our President and CEO about NEPA Gives

Date: 05.27.20

Dear Friends and Supporters, We are all getting ready for NEPA Gives! On Friday, June 5, 2020, for 24 hours, 175+ 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, we have been...

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Join the Women in Philanthropy Virtual Meeting TONIGHT

Date: 05.26.20

Join the Women in Philanthropy Virtual Meeting TONIGHT Women in Philanthropy is currently reviewing submissions to award $10,000 in grant funding to a nonprofit organization or educational institution to support virtual learning in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) fields, particularly to provide support during this unique time when women and families are required to oversee education in the home....

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Become a NEPA Gives Sponsor Today!

Date: 05.21.20

To enhance and maximize donations for the 150+ nonprofit organizations from 7 counties participating in NEPA Gives on June 5th, we are seeking fiscal and in-kind sponsorships from businesses and other philanthropic donors throughout our region. To date, we have a total of $80,000 in incentives and matching sponsorships which will go directly to nonprofit organizations, but more is needed to...

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Training Tomorrow for Mental Health Awareness Month!

Date: 05.20.20

Join us for these upcoming webinars!  To promote Mental Health Awareness Month, the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence has partnered with Moses Taylor Foundation, Lackawanna County System of Care, Scranton Area Comunity Foundation, and United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties to offer a series of webinars highlighting what you can do to prioritize your mental health, build resilience in the face of...

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NEPA COVID-19 Response Fund Awards $275,369 in Fourth Funding Round

Date: 05.15.20

A total of $680,000 in Grant Funding Awarded to Nonprofits to Date In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Scranton Area Community Foundation announces the fourth round of grants totaling $275,369 distributed to 20 nonprofit organizations from the NEPA COVID-19 Response Fund. Funding recipients in the fourth round include Friends of the Poor, Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Meals on Wheels of NEPA, Scranton Public Library, Hospice of the Sacred Heart,...

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Learn how to develop resilience in these uncertain times

Date: 05.14.20

Join us this Friday for a session focused on self-care, loss, and grief during a global pandemic We are offering another opportunity to join us for a Zoom-based interactive session focused on self-care, loss, and grief during a global pandemic. As professionals, community providers, and family leaders, we are often doing our best to keep some balance in our lives...

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Deadline to apply for the 2020 James F. Swift Scholarship is approaching!

Date: 05.12.20

A friendly reminder that the deadline for students to apply for the 2020 James F. Swift Scholarship is approaching! Applications for the 2020 James F. Swift Scholarship will be accepted until 4:00 PM on Friday, May 15, 2020. Applications for all other 2020 Scholarships offered through funds at the Scranton Area Community Foundation will be accepted until June 1, 2020. All applicants must...

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Don’t miss Thursday’s Collaborative Meeting!

Date: 05.12.20

The NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative is a project of the Scranton Area Community Foundation. Don't miss Thursday's Collaborative Meeting! Join us for the next NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative Meeting, which will be held virtually via Zoom on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. We will hear updates on what the collaborative has been working on from the four subcommittees including:...

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Get ready for NEPA Gives!

Date: 05.11.20

Now, more than ever, we know how important it is for nonprofits to raise funds. The Scranton Area Community Foundation has teamed up with The Luzerne Foundation, Greater Pike Community Foundation, Wayne County Community Foundation, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center (NCAC), and other community sponsors to host NEPA Gives—a one-day online giving extravaganza that's all about giving back to the community. For 24 hours—from...

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Thank you for your support!

Date: 05.06.20

THANK YOU! Thanks to your generous support, over $180,000 was raised for Heart of Scranton! In partnership with Scranton’s Mayor Paige Cognetti, the Scranton Area Community Foundation led a virtual fundraising event addressing food insecurity on Thursday, April 30, 2020, through the NEPA COVID-19 Response Fund. Heart of Scranton: A Virtual Fundraiser to Help our Neighbors brought in a total of over $180,000 from...

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Develop resilience in the face of uncertainty…

Date: 05.04.20

Join us for a session focused on self-care, loss, and grief during a global pandemic As professionals, community providers, and family leaders, we are often doing our best to keep some balance in our lives while juggling our many roles and responsibilities within the home and family, workplace, and community. In recent times, with the onset of COVID-19, we are...

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Updates from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative

Date: 04.30.20

Updates from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative Here are the latest updates and news from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative... Next NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative Meeting The next NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative Meeting has been rescheduled to May 14, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom. [This date was originally scheduled for tonight. We apologize...

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