Sunbury Partners with Leadership Susquehanna Valley to Sponsor Program Scholarships

May 19, 2021

Community Giving Foundation: Sunbury, in partnership with Leadership Susquehanna Valley (LSV), is pleased to announce new scholarship opportunities for two nonprofit organizations to participate in the LSV 2021-2022 program. This opportunity is funded by the Sunbury Operating Fund. The application process begins now and ends June 11, 2021.

The Foundation is dedicated to supporting 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations within the original Sunbury Hospital service area, also defined as the geographic area within the Shikellamy, Selinsgrove, and Line Mountain school districts. This scholarship opportunity seeks to promote professional development for employees of nonprofit organizations.

Leadership Susquehanna Valley is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation providing leadership programs to educate and motivate citizens for effective community and organizational leadership. LSV’s flagship program is a ten-month-long hands-on learning experience that includes field trips, group projects, and tailored leadership coaching. Each monthly program day provides insight into community structure around the following topics: communications/public relations, education, healthcare, economic & workforce development, local government, community & human services, agriculture/natural resources, and tourism/recreation.

“Leadership Susquehanna Valley is committed to training business leaders to become more and more engaged, and we’re so thrilled to have partners who offer increasingly more opportunities for nonprofits to engage. This scholarship opportunity will be a game changer for our community,” said Chris Berleth, Executive Director of Membership & Leadership Susquehanna Valley.

To apply for the scholarship, visit Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations are eligible to apply. Two full program scholarship opportunities are available. To apply for the LSV program, visit Scholarship applications must be submitted online by June 11, 2021.

Sunbury is affiliated with Community Giving Foundation, who administers their grant processes. Sunbury’s mission is helping to meet a multitude of charitable needs of the Sunbury region. For grant-related questions, please visit or contact Christine Orlando, Senior Program Officer, at [email protected] or 570-752-3930 ext. 2.