Carbon County Community Foundation

Community Growth for Generations

Lehighton, PA   |  cccfoundpa.org

Mission

To improve the quality of life for all Carbon County residents, now and forever.

Ruling year info

2016

President

Sharon Alexander

Main address

PO Box 243

Lehighton, PA 18235 USA

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EIN

47-5001962

NTEE code info

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Community Grantmaking

CCCF's Board of Directors awards grants to meet virtually any community need from the Fund for Carbon County.

Population(s) Served

CCCF provides professional expertise to donors seeking to create perpetual charitable funds to serve the Carbon County region, and beyond.

Population(s) Served
Adults

A number of field of interest funds have been established at CCCF to support programs and organizations across a variety of focus areas. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, creative arts, Lehigh River Watershed, scouting organizations, early childhood education, and hike and bike trails.

Grants from each fund are decided by community advisory groups and ratified by the CCCF Board of Directors.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adults

Several scholarship funds have been established at CCCF to support the secondary education goals of students from the Carbon County region. CCCF works with guidance staff at all five Carbon County school districts to award the scholarships.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Children and youth
Children and youth

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total dollar amount of grants awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Total number of grants awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of donor-advised funds

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Other - describing something else

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Community meetings/Town halls, Informal conversations,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

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

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Carbon County Community Foundation

Board of directors
as of 2/18/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Tina Dowd

Sundance Vacations

Term: 2019 - 2022


Board co-chair

Steve Kresge

Broadcom, Retired

Term: 2019 - 2022

Steve Ohl

RF Ohl

James Christman

The Jim Christman Team

William Allison

Retired Educator & Principal

Chris Anthony

Country Harvest Family Market

Joe Bennett

Bennett Family Properties

Mark Fludgate

ELK Group International

Joseph Mastriani

Buckno Lisicky & Co

Richard Nothstein

Retired Educator

Marianne Eisenhauer

The Neffs National Bank

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and 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? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/10/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian American/Pacific Islanders/Asian
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability