News

Viewing all news.

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…


The Wright Center

The mission of The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education (WCGME) is to continuously improve education and patient care in a collaborative spirit to enhance outcomes, access and affordability.

WCGME acts as the Common Paymaster for two related organizations, The Wright Center Medical Group and the Patient Engagement Counsel. All human resource…


University of Scranton Nonprofit Leadership Certificate

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…


NEPA Grantmakers Forum Held April 20, 2016 with Speaker Kris Putnam-Walkerly

Pictured: The NEPA Grantmakers Leadership Team with Speaker Kris Putnam-Walkerly.  From left to right: Kurt Bauman, Executive Director, Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center; Jeffrey Box, President & CEO, NEPA Alliance; LaTida Smith, President & CEO, Moses Taylor Foundation; Megan Kennedy, Executive Director, First Federal Charitable Foundation; Kris Putnam-Walkerly,…


ARC Funds NCAC’s Community Foundation Initiative

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…