Williamsport, PA – The Community Arts Center is pleased to announce it is the recipient of $3,000 from Truist through the Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. The contribution will be used to support the Educational Series programming within the approved Educational Improvement Tax Credit Programs.

“Supporting the arts can ignite new passions for students and families across Williamsport,” said Alexander Nicholas, Vice President, Commercial Lending. “At Truist, our purpose is to inspire and build better lives and communities – my hope is this grant will help inspire a new generation of performers who found their love of the arts at the Community Arts Center.”

The CAC is an approved Educational Improvement Organization by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Educational Improvement Tax Credit funds allow approved organizations to invest in projects that improve access to high quality education programs.

Jim Dougherty, Executive Director of the CAC said, “The support from Truist is instrumental in allowing us to continue presenting meaningful and entertaining educational content for our region’s K-12 learners, and we’re incredibly appreciative of their donation.”

Funding for the educational programming is derived from various sources, including EITC Funds, donations, corporate sponsorships, and grants.

“This support from Truist makes it possible for us to reach our youngest and most diverse population. We know that exposure through the Educational Series fosters a familiarity and love for the arts and we are thankful to them for that,” said Ana Gonzalez-White, College Relations Officer in charge of development for the CAC.

For more information about giving opportunities at the CAC, contact Gonzalez-White at 570-327-7657 or email [email protected].

The Community Arts Center is owned and operated by Pennsylvania College of Technology, a national leader in applied technology education.