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Scranton Area Foundation Inc

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to enhance the quality of life for all people in Lackawanna County through the development of organized philanthropy. The foundation strives to carry out this mission as a steward by developing and managing permanent endowment funds, as a grant maker by awarding grants and support to enable the community to respond to emerging and changing needs and opportunities, as a charitable resource by encouraging and educating donors and providing a flexible vehicle for individual donors, non-profit organizations and the community-at-large, and as a catalyst by mobilizing community leadership in response to issues.


Established in 1954 in PA by resolution and declaration of trust; reorganized in 1998


Scranton Area Foundation Inc

Community foundation




615 Jefferson Avenue Suite 102 Scranton, PA United States 18510

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