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Carbon County Community Foundation Announces Funding Opportunity and Sponsors Free Workshops

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March 26, 2018
Contact: Amber Breiner, (610)730-2526 or director@cccfoundpa.org
Carbon County Community Foundation Announces Funding Opportunity and Sponsors Free Workshops
CCCF strives to strengthen and support the hard-working nonprofits serving Carbon County.
Funding Opportunity
Carbon County Community Foundation (CCCF) has announced a funding opportunity for nonprofits serving the Carbon County region. The Foundation is accepting proposals for grants from the Fund for Carbon County, a community impact fund created through the generous support of CCCF’s founding board members. Grant deadline is Friday, May 4, 5pm. To apply, visit CCCF’s website at https://cccfoundpa.org/request-funding/
· Grant writing workshop: April 4, 2018, 8:30-12:30 – Carbon County Emergency Management building, Nesquehoning. SOLD OUT. Sign up for CCCF’s newsletter to be notified about future events and opportunities: https://cccfoundpa.org/sign-up-for-our-newsletter/ · Volunteer Success workshop: Thursday, April 19, 3:00-4:30pm at The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corp classroom, 137 South St, Lehighton, PA 18235. Cost: Free, however, space is limited and advance registration is required: https://form.jotform.com/80796612557164
The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley and Carbon County Community Foundation present “Volunteer Success.” Sponsored by First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union.
Is your organization ready to provide successful volunteer experiences? With the right planning and coordination, volunteers can enhance your mission and your bottom line. Karen Smith, executive director of the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, will present an educational overview on "volunteer preparedness." Whether it is a one-time volunteer need, an ongoing position or a project that requires multiple aspects and support from the community, ensuring a great volunteer experience will provide lasting results. Join us for this free workshop to make sure you are set up for volunteer success and learn how your
organization can use the resources offered by the Volunteer Center to attract new supporters in
the community.
Who should attend: Nonprofit staff, volunteers, private-sector staff/business owners interested
in encouraging volunteerism in their workplaces
About CCCF
The Carbon County Community Foundation was formed by a small group of caring, generous people
from Carbon County in 2015 with the mission to improve the quality of life for all residents the region
through charitable giving. The Foundation exists to be simultaneously a philanthropic leader, a
community resource and a steward of charitable funds. CCCF seeks to understand current community
needs and take action to help meet them. CCCF’s goal is to support donors with their charitable giving
and help them invest strategically in the causes they care about, here or anywhere in the world. The
Community Foundation helps meet community needs by giving grants today, but also helps build a more
sustainable future by developing funds that will live on in perpetuity, providing support to the
community for generations to come.
Amber Breiner, Executive Director