Powering Equity Grants Recipients.

The PPL Foundation awarded $185,000 in grants to 24 nonprofit organizations working toward a brighter tomorrow. Funds will be used to facilitate community conversations on diversity and inclusion; improve equity in access to higher education; and support innovation and entrepreneurship among underrepresented residents in our communities. 

Grant recipients are:  

  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County 
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, Harrisburg 
  • Bloomsburg Children’s Museum, Bloomsburg 
  • Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, Allentown 
  • Community Action Committee of The Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem 
  • Employment Opportunity & Training Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Scranton  
  • Fulton Theatre Company, Lancaster 
  • Geisinger Health, Danville  
  • Greater Valley Young Men’s Christian Association, Allentown 
  • Greater Wilkes-Barre Association for the Blind, Exeter 
  • Hand in Hand Family Resource Center, Berwick 
  • Leadership Northeast, Wilkes-Barre  
  • Leadership Susquehanna Valley, Shamokin Dam  
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College Foundation, Schnecksville 
  • Lehigh Valley Inter-Regional Networking & Connecting Consortium, Bethlehem 
  • LGBT Center of Greater Reading 
  • Light House Rehabilitation Center, New Holland  
  • Marywood University, Scranton 
  • NEPA Rainbow Alliance, Wilkes-Barre 
  • The Cooperage Project, Honesdale  
  • Touchstone, Bethlehem  
  • United Way of Lancaster County 
  • Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem 
  • Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Lewisburg