Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Receives $45,000 in ARPA Funds from the City of Scranton 

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently received a $45,000 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) nonprofit recovery grant from the City of Scranton to support the Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program.

Funds will be used for software upgrades to streamline Navigation Program operations and enhance data security.

“NRCI is extremely appreciative of this funding support from the City of Scranton. These upgrades will allow for program growth, increase the number of people screened for cancer, and help save lives through early detection”, according to

Laura Toole, Executive Vice President at the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.

This funding was awarded as part of the City of Scranton’s open applications for nonprofit organizations.

About The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Of 2021
ARPA is a $1.9 trillion federal economic stimulus bill. The City of Scranton was awarded $68.7 million in ARPA funds to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency and its economic impacts. The mission of Scranton’s ARPA program is to give people access to resources, rebuild the infrastructure systems that impact their everyday lives, and foster equitable wealth generation that targets the needs of Scranton residents. More information about Scranton’s ARPA plan is online at