Empowering and Transforming the Lives of Women and Girls.

Become A Member

Members of Women in Philanthropy play an active role in changing the lives of women and girls in Lackawanna County in transformational ways. See how this is different from current funding at the Scranton Area Foundation and how your membership, leadership, and participation will make a difference. Learn More…

Why Women & Girls

Investing in women & girls fights poverty and stops it from spreading to the next generation. On average, for every dollar a woman earns she invests 80 cents in her family. Learn how your investment will make an impact. Learn More…

Apply for Funds

Are you a school or nonprofit looking to fund a proven, transformative program that focuses on women and girls? Are you a woman looking for small business start-up capital? Look here for information about applying for grants and loans. Learn More…

About Our Mission

Our Areas of Focus

Transformative Initiatives that Focus on Changing the Lives of Women and Girls


Please join us for our Women in Philanthropy Annual Event!

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Read the Women in Philanthropy Biennial Report for April 2017 – April 2019

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Nominations For The 2019 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award And The 2019 Roseann Smith Alperin Award Accepted Until August 1

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Scranton Area Foundation
615 Jefferson Ave., Suite 102
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510
Phone (570) 347-6203
Fax (570) 347-7587

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