• Charitable Giving in Schuylkill County made easy through the Community Foundation
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  • Giving matters to the residents and organizations in Schuylkill County
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Schuylkill Area Community Foundation (SACF) works to meet critical community needs and support local causes, including Arts and Culture, Education, Environment, Community, Health and Wellness and Human Services.

SACF offers a range of charitable funds, allowing donors to advance a cause, support an individual organization, provide flexible support for community needs or recommend individual grants. In addition to affirming the organization’s philanthropic services, the accreditation validates SACF’s grantmaking practices for the nonprofit community.

Schuylkill Gives, held every May, is a 24-hour purely online giving campaign to support and strengthen Schuylkill County nonprofits. Hosted by Schuylkill Area Community Foundation, nonprofits may begin to register in February. Donors may visit the Schuylkill Gives website to learn more about participating nonprofits and their programs and needs.

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Schuylkill Area Community Foundation Receives National Recognition Local Organization Accredited with Rigorous Philanthropic Standards

Pottsville, PA - SACF recently received accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere.

CFNS Accredited FoundationThe National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® program requires community foundations to document their policies for donor services, investments, grantmaking and administration. With over 500 community foundations already accredited nationwide, the program is designed to provide quality assurance to donors, as well as to their legal and financial advisors.

National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® is the first program of its kind for charitable foundations in the United States.


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