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Join us for our next webinar | Topic of Affordable Housing

Date: 04.06.21

Join us for our next webinar! On Thursday, April 8, 2021, we're looking forward to you joining us for our next webinar in a series exploring regional challenges affecting women and girls in Northeastern Pennsylvania today. This webinar will take a local look at the state of and issues surrounding affordable housing for women and families in our community. AFFORDABLE...

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April 1st, 2021 Scranton Area Community Foundation Scholarship Deadline Approaching!

Date: 03.29.21

  Calling all students! Are you graduating from a high school in Lackawanna or Luzerne County and looking for a way to help pay for higher education? You may qualify for one or more of our 30+ scholarship opportunities! We have over $420,000 in scholarship funding available through our online scholarship portal! A full list of scholarships and eligibility information...

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Celebrating 30 Years of the Paul and Anne Marie Kelly Fund

Date: 03.22.21

Celebrating 30 Years of the Paul and Anne Marie Kelly Fund   The Kelly Fund is one of the earliest funds in the history of the Scranton Area Community Foundation. After managing their own scholarship account in 1992, Paul V. Kelly and his nine grown children established an endowed scholarship fund in March 1993 after meeting with then Scranton Area...

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March 2021 // Fund News

Date: 03.19.21

March 2021 // Fund News 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. Scranton PorchFest begins this weekend! A new charitable fund has been established to support the Scranton Porch Festival, a new city-wide event centered on community and...

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Join us for our next webinar | Topic of Affordable Childcare

Date: 03.19.21

Join us for our next webinar! On Thursday, March 25, 2021, please join us for our next webinar in a series exploring regional challenges affecting women and girls in Northeastern Pennsylvania today. This webinar will take a local look at the state of and issues surrounding affordable and available childcare for women and families in our community. AFFORDABLE CHILDCARE |...

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Highlighting our Board

Date: 03.17.21

Our board members are doing amazing work in our communities!   The Scranton Area Community Foundation’s Board of Governors is comprised of community leaders and volunteers who are committed to the Foundation’s mission of enhancing the quality of life of people in Northeastern Pennsylvania through the development of organized philanthropy. Our board members are appointed because of their knowledge and...

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NEPA Health Care Foundation Opens Careers in Care Nursing Scholarships

Date: 03.16.21

NEPA Health Care Foundation Opens Careers in Care Nursing Scholarships To support the growth and development of the nursing workforce in NEPAThe Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation today announces the opening of its new Careers in Care Nursing Scholarship application, established through the Scranton Area Community Foundation. This $700,000 competitive nursing scholarship program aims to support the growth and development...

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Lackawanna College Recognized as a 2021 Most Innovative Company for its Level Up Program!

Date: 03.09.21

Lackawanna College Recognized by Fast Company as a 2021 Most Innovative Company for its Level Up Program! Congratulations to Lackawanna College for being recognized by Fast Company as a 2021 Most Innovative Company for its Level Up Program!Women in Philanthropy has supported the Level Up Program at Lackawanna College since its inception through the STEAM Stars scholarship program. The STEAM...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day | Join us on Thursday for our ‘Learning to Break Barriers’ Spring Webinar Series Kickoff

Date: 03.09.21

Celebrating International Women's Day Today, and every day, we work to empower and transform the lives of women, girls, and their families right here in Northeastern Pennsylvania. All across the globe, International Women's Day aims to foster a world in which women experience equality, support, and inclusiveness. To coincide with International Women's Day, this week we are launching a series...

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The Robert H. Spitz Foundation Announces 2021 Grant Cycle

Date: 03.05.21

The Robert H. Spitz Foundation Announces 2021 Grant Cycle   The Robert H. Spitz Foundation, administered by the Scranton Area Community Foundation, is pleased to announce its 2021 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....

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Wow! Because of YOU, we’re a SAGE Award finalist!

Date: 03.01.21

The Scranton Area Community Foundation is thrilled to be a SAGE Award finalist in the Best Practices in Community Involvement category! The SAGE Awards, Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence, presented by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recognize outstanding efforts, talent, creativity and innovation in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The SAGE Awards winners will be announced during the annual Chamber Gala,...

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February 2021 // Fund News

Date: 03.01.21

  February 2021 // Fund News News and updates about charitable funds making a difference in our communities! Scranton Small Business Relief Fund Helping Friends and Neighbors Facing Hardship The Scranton Small Business Relief Fund hosted an inaugural Scranton Ice Festival earlier this month in Downtown Scranton, to support the Scranton Small Business Relief Fund. This free outdoor festival was...

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