Grantee Highlights

Online Employee Portal

When the COVID-19 virus suddenly hit the United States in March 2020, it took everyone by surprise. Among the many concerns raised was, “How will businesses and non-profits adapt in these uncertain times?” The global pandemic presented many challenges, but it also presented some hidden opportunities. Goodwill Industries of Northeastern Pennsylvania has been serving the community […]

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Friendly Visitor Program

The mission of Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) of Northeastern Pennsylvania is to provide men and women age 50 and better with meaningful opportunities to serve others. For the organization’s director, Teddy Michel, that means creating real, tangible connections between and among individuals. After applying for a grant from Moses Taylor Foundation in late 2019, and getting the […]

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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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Supporting Professional Wage Increase

The concept of a living wage has emerged as a topic of conversation recently – both locally and nationally – and it is a challenge that organizations like Saint Joseph’s Center (SJC) in Scranton, Pennsylvania are committed to meeting head on. SJC employs more than 400 Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who are responsible for the physical, social […]

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NEPA Community Health Care

If you ask Mary Wetherall, RN, MSN, HN-BC, CEO of NEPA Community Health Care, what her organization’s most immediate need is, “space” might be on the top of her list. That’s because the number of patients seen at NEPA Community Health Care has been growing. The Andrew C. Mazza Memorial Health Center, located in Greenfield […]

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Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program

In its 28 years as a non-profit organization operating in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (NRCI) has spearheaded a number of initiatives that have helped ease the burden of cancer in the region. The Community Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program, initiated in 2012, is an evidence-based screening initiative that has been utilized by […]

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Capacity Building Older Adult Isolation Responsive Grantmaking