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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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Webinar: Addressing and Preventing Employee Burnout

Date: 02.26.21

    Scranton Area Community Foundation’s Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence is committed to serving the capacity building needs of the nonprofit community in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Webinar: Addressing and Preventing Employee Burnout We find ourselves in the midst of a difficult time. A global pandemic, racial unrest, multiple weather events, economic hardship, and more have created severe stress...

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Join us for the next quarterly meeting!

Date: 02.26.21

  The NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative is a project of the Scranton Area Community Foundation. Join us for the next quarterly meeting! The quarterly meeting of the NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative will be held virtually on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.   Register to Attend   Our featured speaker will be Tara Czekaj, Pittsburgh's Humane Policy Leader. Tara...

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We Need You!

Date: 02.24.21

WE NEED YOU TO HELP SHAPE OUR NEXT SET OF PRIORITIES!Join us to help shape Women in Philanthropy's next set of priorities that help advance women, girls, and their families in NEPA.  Because of your generous support, Women in Philanthropy continues to grow and we are now ready to explore new areas of impact in 2021 that support the changing...

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Supporting Safe and Informed Communities: A COVID-19 Vaccine Information Series

Date: 02.11.21

    Scranton Area Community Foundation's Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence is committed to serving the capacity building needs of the nonprofit community in Northeastern Pennsylvania.   Supporting Safe and Informed Communities: A COVID-19 Information Series Join us this Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. for a webinar on COVID-19 Vaccine Education REGISTER   COVID-19 Vaccine 101:...

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NEPA Gives 2021 Registration is Open!

Date: 02.11.21

  Register Your Nonprofit Registration is easy! Simply visit nepagives.org and register your nonprofit organization to participate in NEPA Gives. Please note: there is a registration fee of $25 per participating nonprofit organization. This fee helps to cover the costs of the NEPA Gives platform. If your organization needs assistance with the registration cost, please contact us at info@safdn.org. Also,...

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