The Leo and Sandra Conklin Foundation

The Leo and Sandra Conklin Foundation is our first property donation to be converted to a Legacy fund at the Community Foundation. Sandra Conklin passed away in 2020. She was a long-time resident of New Milford Township and owner of Conklin’s Authentic Antique Barnwood and Hand Hewn Beams in Lakeside. Her husband Leo had predeceased…

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Christmas in Montrose

There’s something to be said about being named the number one town in Pennsylvania that most feels like a Hallmark movie. And Christmastime really feels like a Hallmark movie in Montrose, especially during the annual Christmas in Montrose celebration. The charm of the small town, with its shops and historic buildings brings a feeling of…

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Dual Enrollment’s Impact for Students

The Dual Enrollment program allows high school students to take college classes either at their high school or at a college and earn college credits while still attending high school. The courses are often provided at a significantly reduced rate. However, some families still struggle to afford them. Through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC)…

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Cooper’s Garden

The beauty of the Community Foundation building is certainly enhanced by the landscaping that surrounds it. The gardens were established in 2008 after thoughtful planning between the Community Foundation and local landscaper, Cooper Van Cott. Cooper grew up in the family nursery business started by his father, Kermit and mother, Ruth. He helped out as…

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How We Stay In Touch

During early 2020, The Community Foundation staff transitioned to working remotely in response to the pandemic. We have now moved to a permanent hybrid working model, where some of our staff members still work remotely, some have returned to the office, and some do both. We remain always available to assist our donors and grant…

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Founding Director Appointed Director Emeritus and United Way Advisor

Thomas Chamberlain

Thomas Chamberlain, one of the members of our founding board of directors, has accepted an appointment as Director Emeritus and will continue to serve the Foundation as our United Way advisor. In this new position, Tom will help coordinate the activities for both the United Way and the Community Foundation as they work together to…

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Montrose Lions Club MASD Grant Available

The Montrose Lions Club Montrose Area School District Fund, administered by The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, a division of Commonwealth Charitable Management, announces the grant for 2022-2023 academic year is now available. This permanent endowment will assist the Montrose Lions Club in supporting various athletic, departmental, or extra-curricular activities in the Montrose Area…

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Montrose Lions Club Grant Available

The Montrose Lions Club Community Fund, administered by The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, a division of Commonwealth Charitable Management, announces the grant for 2022 is now available. This permanent endowment will assist the Montrose Lions Club in supporting various charities, non-profit organizations, and community projects throughout Susquehanna County. The grant can also support…

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From The President

Here at The Community Foundation we administer various types of charitable endowments, all intended to serve the priorities of those who establish them. Nonprofit organizations can establish an Agency Fund to help support their expenses. A family could establish a Memorial Fund to honor a loved one and carry on a charitable legacy. A corporation…

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Community Foundation Congratulates 2022 Graduates

The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, a division of Commonwealth Charitable Management headquartered in Montrose, extends congratulations to the High School graduates who will receive tuition assistance from 135 college scholarship awards that have been granted by The Community Foundation this spring. More than $190,000 will be provided to graduates from twenty-three High Schools…

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