We appreciate your support!

  1. Make a direct donation to SCAP by sending your check, payable to: SCAP, 913 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12307.
  2. Support SCAP by shopping Amazon. Begin your shopping at You will be prompted to select an organization or pick your own. Type in Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc. then click “search,” and follow the prompts. Then start shopping! SCAP will receive a percentage of your purchases! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
  3. You can make your donation through PayPal; see below for more details.
  4. For current and retired employees of General Electric, SCAP is an eligible recipient of the GE Foundation Matching Gifts Program. This means that GE provides a dollar-for-dollar match to compliment your personal donation to SCAP.


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Contributions can be mailed to:
Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc. (SCAP)
913 Albany Street
Schenectady, NY 12307
Thank you!

100 percent of donations received at SCAP go towards helping people struggling with poverty in Schenectady County. Below are just some of the ways in which your donation can help:

• $10 will provide one meal for a hungry family.
• $25 will supply life-saving medication for someone in need.
• $50 provides transportation to and from work for four weeks for someone who is recently employed.
• $75 will provide emergency shelter and one day of food for someone battling homelessness.
• $100 will furnish one child with a mattress or a baby’s crib.
• $250 will provide clothing or other essentials for families who have lost everything due to fire, flood or other emergency.
• $500 will provide a family with rent for one month.