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Thank you for celebrating with us!

Date: 12.05.22

Thanks to all who joined us on Thursday, November 17, for our 2022 Annual Community Celebration! Together we celebrated and connected with you and many of our friends, donors, and community partners to share the accomplishments and impact made possible this year by your generosity.During this annual celebration, we gathered at the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center to recap our...


Today is #GivingTuesday!

Date: 11.29.22

Today is #GivingTuesdayDonate Now Please consider supporting our work at the Scranton Area Community Foundation with a donation today.GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity that takes place annually. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past ten years, this idea has grown into a global movement that...


Jumpstart Grant Opportunity & Information Session

Date: 11.22.22

As the nonprofit sector continues to evolve and we contend with great challenges – both new and long-existing - the fund development landscape has become daunting to navigate for many.We're here to help. In partnership with Network for Good, we invite you to attend this informational meeting about the Jumpstart Program, a grant-funded capacity building program managed by Network for...


The NEPA Rescue Veterinary Clinic is OPEN!

Date: 11.14.22

The NEPA Rescue Vet Clinic is OPEN!The NEPA Rescue Veterinary Clinic is open and ready to accept new clients!Designed to address the incredible veterinary shortage in our area, the NEPA Rescue Veterinary Clinic aims to increase access to quality, low-cost veterinary care for animals in the care of 35+ animal welfare organizations across the Northeastern Pennsylvania region.The NEPA Rescue Vet...


Register now for Nonprofit Advocacy & Lobbying 101

Date: 11.09.22

Nonprofit Advocacy and Lobbying 101Wednesday, November 16th, 202212:00 PM via ZoomREGISTER 501(c)(3) organizations play an important role in educating the public about policy issues and actions taken by elected officials. These actions may be consistent with or conflict with a nonprofit’s position on a topic. In partnership with Bolder Advocacy, the Center for Community Leadership & Nonprofit Excellence will present...


2023 Tomorrow’s Leaders Today (TLT) Grant Cycle Now Accepting Applications!

Date: 11.08.22

The Scranton Area Community Foundation is now accepting requests for proposals for the 2023 Tomorrow’s Leaders Today (TLT) grants program. Grants up to $5,000 are available to charitable organizations whose programming addresses: Animal shelter expansion Programs for those experiencing homelessness Behavioral Health - Programming for Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Applications will be accepted from charitable organizations in Lackawanna County...


Shine Like Susan 5K Raises $24,000 to Fight Colon Cancer

Date: 11.07.22

Scranton, PA — Shine Like Susan 5K organizers, who are also sophomores at Abington Heights High School, recently presented a check in the amount of $24,620.30 to the family of Susan Burke to support the Susan Burke Foundation for Colon Cancer Fund at the Scranton Area Community Foundation. Susan Burke, a beloved community member and running coach, passed away from...


Join us for our Annual Community Celebration!

Date: 11.02.22

Please join us!Join us for our Annual Community Celebration on Thursday, November 17 at 6:00 p.m. Register hereThis is a free event open to the community.Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about this event, email us at info@safdn.org.Register now to attend this eventWe hope you'll join us at the Hilton Scranton at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022,...


October 2022 // Funds News

Date: 10.31.22

  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.     New Charitable Fund Celebrates Milestone Birthday   The Sondra G. and Morey M. Myers Charitable Gift Fund was established by Sondra and Morey Myers in honor of Mr....


Just Released: 2021 Annual Report

Date: 10.26.22

The Scranton Area Community Foundation has been a trusted community partner since 1954, creating charitable connections, and working in partnership with generous individuals to transform lives. We offer a wide variety of charitable planning tools including donor-advised funds, charitable gift annuities, scholarship funds, agency funds, and charitable trusts, and provide foundation management services. The Scranton Area Community Foundation helps donors...


Center Training Opportunities for October – November 2022

Date: 10.25.22

Measuring Your Impact - An Overview of Key Concepts & StrategiesAn introductory webinar to "Program Planning for Impact"Wednesday, October 26, 202210:00 - 11:30 AM via ZoomPresented by: Laurel MolloyREGISTER The ability to understand, measure and communicate about your impact has become increasingly important. Internal decision-making depends on it. So does funding. Yet many nonprofits understandably struggle with the process. How...


Join us for an educational presentation on trends in charitable giving!

Date: 10.25.22

Register here to attendJoin us for an educational presentation that will help you understand the rules that distinguish various philanthropic structures. You’ll hear from Donald W. Kramer, Esq., a Philadelphia attorney and editor of the newsletter Nonprofit Issues®, as he shares the advantages and disadvantages of private foundations, public charities, donor-advised funds, supporting organizations, single-member limited liability companies, and other...


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