Educational Institutions

Project of Easton Inc

  • Easton, PA
  • www.projecteaston.org

Mission Statement

ProJeCt’s mission is to build a better community by helping people help themselves. ProJeCt improves the community and helps economically and educationally disadvantaged adults and children by assisting them with their emergency needs and developing their potential to achieve self sufficiency through an integrated system of research-based social support and education programs.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Adult Basic Education - ABE
  3. Family Literacy
  4. Sizzle

ruling year

1969

Executive Director

Self-reported

Ms. Janice D. Komisor

Keywords

Self-reported

Literacy, Food Pantry, Early Learning, school success

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Also Known As

PROJECT

EIN

23-1699851

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

ProJeCt promotes a healthy community through emergency assistance and language and literacy programs. ProJeCt provides adult and family literacy classes (including GED and ESL education), 2-3 day supplies of food through our Interfaith Food Pantry and comprehensive case management and referrals through ProJeCt ASSIST. ProJeCt operates the SIZZLE!® summer literacy day camp to prevent summer learning loss and also works to support school-aged children through the Easton Middle School Success Program. ProJeCt serves as the administrative agency for Northampton County Communities That Care®.

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Population(s) Served

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Program 2

Adult Basic Education - ABE

ProJeCt's ABE classes range from serving non-readers to those seeing their GED

Category

Literacy

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Adults

Homeless

Budget

Program 3

Family Literacy

This program addresses the intergenerational cycle of low literacy and under-education in at-risk families. It is based upon a "teach the parent, reach the child" model that assumes that families can grow to self-sufficiency through participation in a comprehensive set of services including adult education, parent education and support, high quality preschool and structured parent/child literacy opportunities

Category

Literacy

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Program 4

Sizzle

Not available

Category

Literacy

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

None

Budget

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Financials

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PROJECT OF EASTON INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Project of Easton Inc

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Executive Director

Ms. Janice D. Komisor

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Alan Abrahms

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