Serving the Organizational and Infrastructure Capacity Building Needs
of the Nonprofit Community in Lackawanna County

Welcome to the Scranton Area Foundation’s Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence!

As an arm of the Scranton Area Foundation, The Center’s mission is to serve the organizational and infrastructure capacity building needs of the nonprofit community in Lackawanna County. By investing in the education and upkeep of nonprofit organizations, and through forging effective partnerships, we will work to improve the effectiveness of these organizations, thereby maximizing their impact in our community!

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The Center Welcomes Nationally-Renowned BoardSource to Lackawanna County!

On November 30th, 2016, the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence, an arm of the Scranton Area Community Foundation, will host Susan Meier from BoardSource to provide training on “Board Leadership and Engagement: Fundamentals for Success.” Over sixty individuals from 47 non-profit organizations will gather at the University of Scranton for this unique training […]

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The Center Launches a New Series of Trainings!

Thanks to the support of the Scranton Area Community Foundation and the Moses Taylor Foundation, the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence will be offering a series of new training opportunities from local and national training organizations. Trainings will include: Board Leadership and Engagement Evaluating the Impact of your Programs Essential Grant Skills Building […]

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