It all began with one fund...

Twenty-five years later we are still
Here for Good™

25th Anniversary Celebration

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25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019

Where: Westmoreland Club

(Details to follow)

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We have moved into our new home!

34 South River St, Wilkes -Barre

You can continue to reach us at 570.822.2065

(next to the Guard Insurance building)



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Because of You, We Are...Here for Good.™

The Luzerne Foundation's Mission

We are “Here For Good“. The Luzerne Foundation supports donors with their charitable giving, helping them invest strategically in causes they care about and in ways that make a difference in our community. We are a philanthropic leader, a community resource and a financial steward.


Reaching a Grantmaking Milestone

We have 100 million reasons to celebrate, but for now we'll focus on just a few that will help identify The Luzerne Foundation's mission and purpose:

Our Grantmaking

Since our inception in 1994, we have awarded more than $100,000,000 in grants from more than 300 funds that represent seven distinct fields of interest. All of these components work in concert to create a healthy vibrant community. Without Social Services, Education and…

Our Leadership

As a philanthropic leader in our community, it is also our mission to offer information and resources. The professional staff at The Luzerne Foundation is very knowledgeable about the various programs and services provided by nonprofit organizations in our region and has access to national…

Our Commitment to Growth

We provide educational seminars covering trends in philanthropy, tax and legislative changes, and other pertinent topics free of charge to the community. By partnering with other local organizations such as The Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center (NCAC)…

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