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 Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center received funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission to assist two counties in our region with establishing a community foundation. The Greater Pike Community Foundation and the Carbon County Community Foundation will both receive $32,000 in funding to provide capacity building and technical assistance. more info
Registration is open to anyone that is interested in learning more about philanthropy in Northeastern Pennsylvania. more info