Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

The Luzerne Foundation

  • Luzerne, PA
  • www.luzfdn.org

Mission Statement

Now more than ever, our community is faced with many challenges that can only be met through a community foundation. The Luzerne Foundation was created as a means for individuals, companies, service groups, foundations and charitable organizations to make and preserve gifts and bequests to benefit the community forever. The Luzerne Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Luzerne County. Whether you're an advocate of the arts, education, community development, the environment or health and human services, The Luzerne Foundation can help you support these important causes today and tomorrow.

ruling year

1994

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr. Charles Barber

Keywords

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foundation, community foundation, charity, giving, philanthropy

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EIN

23-2765498

Also Known As

The Luzerne Foundation

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community Foundations (T31)

Nonmonetary Support N.E.C. (T19)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Luzerne County benefits from individuals and businesses of all levels of affluence who are committed to making this the best community possible. The Luzerne Foundation provides the most convenient and efficient means for any person or organization to maximize the effectiveness of their philanthropy. Please remember that The Foundation does not detract nor competes with a donor's wish to support another charity, we actually compound the positive impact of that donor's charitable intent.

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Financials

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THE LUZERNE FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

The Luzerne Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Charles Barber

Governance

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?