Women in Philanthropy is a proud initiative of


Women in Philanthropy (WIP), the initiative of the Scranton Area Community Foundation that empowers and transforms the lives of women and girls, is now accepting grant applications from 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and educational institutions in the following grant categories:

Fostering entrepreneurship for women and girls

Helping women build wealth and advance themselves economically

Inspiring girls to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) Education

Providing restorative dental care to women

Developing transportation solutions that help women and their families more easily navigate their responsibilities

WIP will be looking to provide a total of $30,000 in grants to programs that are focused on transforming the lives of women and girls in these specific areas. Qualified organizations that have viable, innovative programs will be asked to present their projects at the next WIP Meeting and Reception on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Tripp House (1011 N Main Ave, Scranton). The top three applicants will be selected to receive a $10,000 grant in 2019.

Organizations that intend to apply must agree to:

To apply for a Women in Philanthropy grant, please complete the application via the “Apply Now” button above.

Applications will be accepted until Monday, April 1, 2019.  

Questions about the Women in Philanthropy grant application process can be directed to Maggie Martinelli, Director of Administration and Projects, via email at maggie@safdn.org. No phone calls, please.

Women in Philanthropy (WIP) is an initiative of the Scranton Area Community Foundation.

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

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