About NEPA Grantmakers Forum
The NEPA Grantmakers website was developed with funding from the Application Regional Commission, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center.
February 2017 NEPA Grantmakers Forum Focused on Psychiatric Health
A NEPA Grantmakers Forum was held Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel. The forum focused on psychiatric health and included a presentation by Linda Thomas-Hemak, MD, President and CEO, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Thomas-Hemak discussed leveraging graduate medical education enhancements and expansions to ignite alignment and action for collective impact. There was also a presentation by Nancy Lawton-Kluck, Chief Philanthropy Officer at Geisinger Health System about More info
The Wright Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to continuously improve education and patient care in a collaborative spirit to enhance outcomes, access and affordability. Click here to read more about their regional and national efforts at fulfilling this mission. more info
The University of Scranton has created a Nonprofit Leadership Certificate with the help of an Advisory Board, which includes NEPA Grantmakers Leadership Team members such as Kurt Bauman, LaTida Smith, and Laura Ducceschi. The program’s purpose is to support and advance nonprofit organizations through a comprehensive and academically rigorous leadership program. The program is focused […] more info
What are regional associations of grantmakers?
Regional associations of grantmakers promote the growth and effectiveness of philanthropy to improve life in their communities. They accomplish this by: Delivering educational programming and resources that strengthens the effectiveness of grantmakers to meet community and global needs; Providing networking opportunities among grantmakers and between grantmakers and grantseekers; Serving as an information resource about all… more info