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Don’t miss the Women in Philanthropy Annual Event this Thursday!

Date: 10.20.20

WOMEN IN PHILANTHROPY ANNUAL EVENT THIS THURSDAY This is a friendly reminder that we would love to see you join us virtually this Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. for our Women in Philanthropy Annual Event. If you haven't yet registered to attend this event, please take a moment to do so now. You must register to receive the...

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Garden of Cedar Groundbreaking Set for Saturday

Date: 10.07.20

Groundbreaking for a notable community garden in South Scranton will take place on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. The Garden of Cedar, located at 715 Cedar Avenue, Scranton, will host its groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday which will include the planting of an apple tree, the Garden's symbolic feature, among other highlights. “The Garden of Cedar will be a unique public space...

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Women in Philanthropy to Host Annual Event Virtually

Date: 10.05.20

Please join us virtually on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. for our Women in Philanthropy Annual Event.  During this event, we will celebrate the accomplishments and impact of Women in Philanthropy and take a look back at how Women in Philanthropy has transformed the lives of women, girls, and their families throughout the year through the generosity of Women in...

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Announcing the 2020 Award Recipients

Date: 10.02.20

Announcing the 2020 Award Recipients We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award and the 2020 Roseann Smith Alperin Award and invite you to attend a virtual event to honor and celebrate them! Please join us virtually on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. for our Women in Philanthropy Annual Event, where we...

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Talking About Racism: A Community Conversation

Date: 09.25.20

Talking About Racism: A Community Conversation  During the month of October, the Greater Scranton MLK Commission in Scranton will host a series of community conversations focused on understanding issues surrounding racism and social justice. See their upcoming events below.    Register to join these conversations   At the Scranton Area Community Foundation, we are proud to work with the Greater Scranton MLK Commission to help...

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Over 200 Attend Scranton Area Community Foundation’s Virtual NEPA Learning Conference

Date: 09.23.20

On Thursday, September 17, and Friday, September 18, 2020, through our Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence in partnership with Moses Taylor Foundation and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, the Scranton Area Community Foundation hosted the 2nd Annual 2020 NEPA Learning Conference—completely virtually—offering over 200 nonprofit organizations and professionals across the region an opportunity to receive in-depth training from local and nationally-recognized presenters....

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Last call to register for the 2020 Virtual NEPA Learning Conference!

Date: 09.14.20

Last call to register for the 2020 Virtual NEPA Learning Conference! Join us this Thursday, September 17, and Friday, September 18, 2020, for two days of online learning with insights on how to help your organization become a learning organization! We'll dive into strategies for staying solvent during these unprecedented times, share how to visualize your organization's impact and sustainability, and learn how to maximize your...

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Updates from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative

Date: 09.14.20

Updates from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative Here are the latest updates and news from the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative... Upcoming Virtual Committee Meeting Dates  Steering Committee Thursday, October 8th, 5:30 pm Combined Programs/Summit/Communications & Advocacy Committees Tuesday, October 13th, 5:30 pm A zoom link will be sent to committee members closer to the meeting dates.  Flea Market Opportunity, 9/19 &...

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New Bus Route to Service Mid Valley Industrial Parks Meets Key NEPA Moves Transportation Goal

Date: 09.01.20

New Bus Route to Service Mid Valley Industrial Parks Meets Key NEPA Moves Transportation Goal NEPA Moves began as an initiative of the Scranton Area Community Foundation in 2017 as a collaborative focused on increasing access to equitable transportation in order to remove barriers to achieving a higher quality of life for NEPA residents. One of the key goals that NEPA Moves set...

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Congratulations to our 2020 Scholarship Recipients!

Date: 08.21.20

#GaryInspiredMe Scholarship Yasmin Ramirez (West Scranton) Robert Lugiano (Lake-Lehman) Caroline Ace, LPN/Angela Muchal, LPN Scholarship Kierra Kveragas (Career Technology Center) Catherine A. Alu Memorial Scholarship Maria Augusta Bell Pendon (Dunmore) Todd Angelo Memorial Scholarship Minahil Sami (University of Scranton) Blakely Borough Scholarship Allison Bennett (Valley View) Constance M. and Joseph A. Brocavich Memorial Scholarship Andrew Joseph Smith (Holy Cross) Travis...

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Get to know our keynote speakers!

Date: 08.17.20

  We are proud to announce that Wes Moore—bestselling author, Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur, and Robin Hood’s Chief Executive Officer—will be speaking at our 2020 Virtual NEPA Learning Conference! Mr. Moore’s first book, The Other Wes Moore, a perennial New York Times bestseller, captured the nation’s attention on the fine line between success and failure in our communities and in ourselves. That story...

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Elevating Our Communities’ Voices | The Power of Voting 📝

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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