Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation Announces 2014 Grant Opportunities

The Northeastern PA Health Care Foundation is pleased to invite grant applications from 501(c)3 organizations for projects designed to support health and wellness initiatives serving the people of Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties.

The grant-funded projects must be consistent with the mission of the Northeastern PA Health Care Foundation: to support the health care needs including, but not limited to, health education, community wellness, payment for medical care of uninsured and underinsured regardless of the facility of treatment, and to improve the complete physical, mental, and social well-being of the residents of the three named counties.

The application process begins with a Letter of Intent (LOI) submitted via email to .  LOIs should be a maximum of one page and should provide a summary of the proposal and the $ amount requested.  The letters may be submitted at any time prior to the final date of August 1, 2014.  Following review of the LOIs, applicants invited to submit a full grant application will be notified by the Northeastern PA Health Care Foundation and will be given access to the online application. The final deadline for submission of the full grant application is October 1, 2014.

The Northeastern PA Health Care Foundation was established in 2011 following the sale of Mercy Hospital in Scranton.  The Scranton Area Foundation serves as the administrator of the Northeastern PA Health Care Foundation. The Scranton Area Foundation is a public community foundation that has been serving the people of Lackawanna County since 1954.

For additional information, please contact the Northeastern PA Health Care Foundation at 570-347-6203, ext. 310.