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The mission of Moses Taylor Foundation is to improve the health of people in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Cultivate responsive grants to identify and address community needs.

Through responsive community grantmaking, the Foundation addresses community needs, learns about community challenges and opportunities, builds relationships with local non-profit organizations, and seeds collaborations and new initiatives.

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Champion increased investment in nonprofit capacity building.

Along with the health of the people of our region, we want to improve the health of our partner organizations. The Foundation supports a continuum of capacity building efforts that meet the diverse needs of our local partners.

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Reduce social isolation in older adults through public awareness, identification and connections to community resources.

The Foundation is working proactively and collaboratively with partners to move the needle on reducing older adult isolation in our community over the course of the next five years.

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Expand school-based health services through broadly supporting school nurses and increasing the availability of school-based health centers.

The Foundation is working proactively and collaboratively with partners to move the needle on student-focused health challenges in our community over the course of the next five years.

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NEPA Learning Conference - September 17 and 18

Grantee Highlight: Scranton Area Community Foundation's Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence Looking Back and Ahead at NEPA Learning Conferences In September 2019, the Scranton Area Community Foundation held its first-ever NEPA Learning Conference. The conference was a major success, offering attendees opportunities – such as hearing speakers and attending workshops – that they […]

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Looking Back on National Immunization Awareness

Last month, Moses Taylor Foundation rolled out a social media campaign that recognized National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This observance highlighted the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases. See the gallery below from August's awareness campaign. Please be sure to follow us on Facebook […]

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Grantee Highlight

Community Health Planning Grant

As the region continues the transition to managed care for health, behavioral and waiver services, Lisa Durkin, Chief Executive Officer of United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC), and her team decided to ask some important questions: How can we improve service delivery in light of this new transition? How do we develop a strong plan before […]
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Capacity Building Older Adult Isolation Responsive Grantmaking
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