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Elevating Our Communities’ Voices | The Power of Voting ūüďĚ

Date: 08.07.20

"Elevating Our Communities' Voices - How to Help Your Community through Voter Registration" A webinar hosted by Scranton Area Community Foundation and Women's Whistle Stop Join us on Friday, August 21, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. for an informative webinar on how to encourage and promote voter registration. This webinar is free and open to all who may wish to attend. To register,...

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Women in Philanthropy Summer 2020 e-Newsletter

Date: 08.03.20

Women in Philanthropy Summer 2020 e-Newsletter COVID-19 Relief Grants Provided in STEAM Fields Women in Philanthropy (WIP) recently awarded three COVID-19 Relief Grants (totaling $10,000) to support virtual learning in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) fields, funded by your generous support. Arts in Education in Northeastern Pennsylvania at Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit, Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA, and Keystone College have each received a grant from...

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2020 NEPA Learning Conference Goes Virtual

Date: 07.28.20

The 2020 NEPA Learning Conference is going VIRTUAL! Registration is now open! Join us on September 17 - 18, 2020 for the 2020 Virtual NEPA Learning Conference! Back by popular demand... The Inaugural NEPA Learning Conference was such a success in 2019 and so many of you asked us to bring it back again. We're proud to announce that we are bringing it...

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Matthew’s Hope 4 Miracles Fund to Host Calendar Raffle

Date: 07.25.20

Matthew's Hope 4 Miracles Fund to Host Calendar Raffle Ten-year-old Matthew McDonnell, a fourth-grade student at South Abington Elementary School, has battled and defeated a rare form of kidney cancer four times since 2014. Now, he's on a mission to help others. Photo: Matthew McDonnell poses for a photo with WBRE Eyewitness News Reporter Anja Whitehead in 2019.  Through Matthew's Hope 4 Miracles, a fund at the...

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New Grant Opportunity from the Humor Therapy Fund

Date: 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...

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Know a dynamic woman committed to the community?

Date: 07.20.20

Know a dynamic woman committed to the community? Nominate her for the 2020 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award or the Roseann Smith Alperin Award! The Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award and the Roseann Smith Alperin Award are two separate awards that are presented annually through charitable funds established at the Scranton Area Community Foundation. Both awards are provided from charitable funds that were established both to memorialize a loved...

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Robert H. Spitz Foundation Announces 2020 Grants

Date: 07.14.20

Robert H. Spitz Foundation Announces 2020 Grants The Robert H. Spitz Foundation, administered by the Scranton Area Community Foundation, announces its 2020 grants, awarding a total of $771,000 to 42 nonprofit organizations in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  The Foundation distributed a total of $771,000 in grants to the following nonprofit organizations: Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Bread Basket of Northeast Pennsylvania, Catherine McAuley Center, Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton, Inc., Dress for...

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NEPA Health Care Foundation – Addressing Healthcare Workforce Needs

Date: 07.09.20

Now, more than ever, supporting our region’s health care workforce is a critical need. That's why the NEPA Health Care Foundation launched the Careers in Care initiative in March 2020 in order to prioritize support for the growth and retention of the health care workforce in Northeastern Pennsylvania. This $1.5 million three-year initiative will provide grant support for 501c3 organizations, health care providers, educational institutions, and collaboratives working on building the general health care workforce pipeline in Northeastern Pennsylvania, particularly...

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Submit a nomination for the 2020 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award

Date: 07.02.20

Deadline to submit a nomination:¬†Thursday, July 23, 2020.   SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION   Women in Philanthropy and the Scranton Area Community Foundation invite you to nominate an individual for the 2020 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...

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NEPA COVID-19 Response Fund Distributes a Total of $1,033,369 Over Six Funding Rounds

Date: 07.01.20

NEPA COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND DISTRIBUTES A TOTAL OF $1,033,369 OVER SIX FUNDING ROUNDS Announcing Sixth and Final Grant Round Distribution Since the NEPA COVID-19 Response Fund was established in late March at the Scranton Area Community Foundation, a total of $1,033,369 has been both raised and distributed to 132 nonprofit organizations across Northeastern Pennsylvania to help address challenges they are facing due...

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New Grant Opportunity!

Date: 06.23.20

New Grant Opportunity! The MHA Memorial Shelter/Rescue Fund at the Scranton Area Community Foundation is currently seeking applications from nonprofit organizations in support of animal shelters or animal rescue efforts. The MHA Memorial Shelter/Rescue Fund will award a limited number of grants in amounts up to $4,500.  Applications will be accepted until Friday, July 31, 2020. Apply for a Grant from the MHA Memorial...

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NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 MARGARETTA BELIN CHAMBERLIN AWARD

Date: 06.18.20

SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 MARGARETTA BELIN CHAMBERLIN AWARD!  Women in Philanthropy and the Scranton Area Community Foundation invite you to nominate an individual for the 2020 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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