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Announcing the NEPA Grantmakers Common Grant Application for COVID-19 Response

Date: 04.01.20

Announcing the NEPA Grantmakers Common Grant Application for COVID-19 Response Scranton Area Community Foundation (SAF) is committed to simplifying the process for nonprofit organizations to access critical resources to continue their important missions during the crisis and recovery phase of COVID-19. We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with NEPA Grantmakers and the regional funders listed below to create...

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Webinar: Fundraising through the COVID-19 Crisis

Date: 04.01.20

Webinar: Fundraising through the COVID-19 Crisis At the Scranton Area Community Foundation, we are committed to supporting the capacity of nonprofit organizations as you work to fulfill your critical missions. We know that the COVID-19 crisis is creating unprecedented disruptions and uncertainty among nonprofits and funders alike, but now is not the time to pause your fundraising efforts. Join us...

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Join us for a webinar about NEPA Gives

Date: 03.30.20

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...

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Webinar: Grant Seeking During the COVID-19 Crisis

Date: 03.25.20

Scranton Area Community Foundation will host a webinar with the grant-seeking experts at Grants Plus to outline the actions that grant seekers must take to address the strain of the immediate crisis while protecting and even expanding long-term funding gains. The COVID-19 crisis is creating unprecedented disruptions and uncertainty among nonprofits and funders alike, but now is not the time to pause your grant-seeking efforts. The webinar...

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Scranton Area Community Foundation’s Response to COVID-19

Date: 03.18.20

The Scranton Area Community Foundation believes that coordination is critical in order to respond to the most immediate needs of our communities. During this challenging time for our region, we are working with other philanthropic partners and government officials in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region to ensure that these urgent needs are being addressed in a responsive and effective manner. We...

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The Robert H. Spitz Foundation Announces 2020 Grant Cycle

Date: 03.13.20

The Robert H. Spitz Foundation Announces 2020 Grant Cycle The Robert H. Spitz Foundation, administered by the Scranton Area Community Foundation, is pleased to announce its 2020 grant cycle and invites local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to apply for grant funding. The grant application process is streamlined through an online grant management portal administered by the Scranton Area Community Foundation. The...

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Seminar on March 20th changed to Webinar

Date: 03.12.20

SEMINAR ON MARCH 20th CHANGED TO A WEBINAR Scranton Area Community Foundation is committed to the safety and well-being of our friends and community partners. Like many of you, we have been actively monitoring the public health concerns related to COVID-19 and are taking a proactive approach in an effort to prevent illness and promote a healthy environment. As a...

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POSTPONED – Women in Philanthropy Quarterly Meeting and Reception

Date: 03.12.20

Tonight's Women in Philanthropy Quarterly Meeting and Reception POSTPONED The Scranton Area Community Foundation, Women in Philanthropy and Women’s Whistle Stop are committed to the safety and well-being of our supporters, friends, and community partners. We have been actively monitoring the public health concerns related to COVID-19 and are taking a proactive approach in an effort to prevent illness and...

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Update on Committee Meetings

Date: 03.11.20

UPDATE ON COMMITTEE MEETINGS The NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative and the Scranton Area Community Foundation are committed to the safety and well being of our staff, friends, neighbors, and community partners. We have been actively monitoring the public health concerns related to COVID-19 and are taking a proactive approach in an effort to prevent illness and promote a healthy environment....

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NEPA Health Care Foundation Launches New Initative, Careers in Care

Date: 03.11.20

NEPA Health Care Foundation Launches New Initative, Careers in Care Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation announces the launch of Careers in Care—a brand-new $1.5 million, three-year strategic initiative focused on feeding the regional pipeline of the healthcare workforce as well as support for growth and retention for the nursing profession in Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties. The new initiative comes as the...

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New Charitable Fund at Scranton Area Community Foundation Establishes the Community Resource Network and Launches Neighborly

Date: 03.05.20

New Charitable Fund at Scranton Area Community Foundation Establishes the Community Resource Network and Launches Neighborly Scranton, PA – Scranton Area Community Foundation is proud to announce the creation of the Community Resource Network (CRN) Fund to establish Neighborly, a one-stop, easily accessible web-enabled network of social, human, and health services available in our community. Neighborly is an open access,...

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Just Released: 2019-2020 Roundtable Report

Date: 03.02.20

  Just Released: 2019-2020 Roundtable Report  Throughout 2019 and into 2020, the Scranton Area Community Foundation, in partnership with many community partners, hosted a series of issue-specific roundtables aimed at taking a deeper look at some of the challenges facing the Northeastern Pennsylvania region. The topic areas covered in this report include Food Insecurity, Animal Welfare, Reintegration from the Prison System, Community & Civic...

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