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Latest Quarterly Newsletter Released - Fall 2020

Dear Friends, In this season, like so many of you we are balancing resuming “normal” activities, while staying responsive to new needs and adhering to local public health recommendations. This quarterly newsletter provides updates on where we are and how we’re preparing for the coming months: Our Office – We continue to work from home and […]

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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: Saint Joseph's Center

Grantee: Saint Joseph’s Center (SJC) Grant awarded: $500,000 over two years for direct support professional wage increase 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 […]

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Protection is Critical: National Immunization Awareness Month

Moses Taylor Foundation will launch a campaign to recognize that August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). Over the course of the upcoming month, we'll share important information and recommendations from the CDC for advised vaccines throughout one's life to protect yourself (and your family) against serious diseases. Please be sure to follow us on […]

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Creating Awareness About the 2020 Census

Every 10 years, the United States government conducts the census — a national accounting of every person living in every state, Washington, D.C., and five U.S. territories. Nonprofits of every size and type play a crucial role in making sure the communities they serve are properly represented in the census by “getting out the count” and, […]

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Advancing Racial Equity: Where We’re Starting

Dear Friends, Earlier this month, I posted a brief message on social media in reaction to the murder of George Floyd. In the days since, our board and staff have begun considering our opportunities to advance racial equity in Northeastern Pennsylvania. We acknowledge we have our own work to do. Our board and staff understand racism from […]

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Grantee Highlight: United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Grantee: United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Grant awarded: $42,150 for community health planning 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 […]

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Mini-Grant Opportunity: Supporting the Mental Health of Your Team

The past few months have been a new experience for us all, with many changes in both our home and work lives. You have all been so focused on adapting your programs and services to continue meeting community needs that you may not have had the time or resources to invest in yourself. But the […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month Comes to a Close

This past month, Moses Taylor Foundation partnered with Lackawanna County and the Lackawanna County System of Care, Scranton Area Community Foundation and brought an awareness campaign to social media. Check out the gallery below of the helpful facts and advice from Mental Health America that were shared with partners and friends online. In addition to […]

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Capacity Building Older Adult Isolation Responsive Grantmaking
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