The CAN DO Community Foundation is locally owned and sponsored. Originated in 1992 through the efforts of CAN DO, Inc., the foundation is a not-for-profit organization exempt for federal income tax under Section 501C(3) under the Internal Revenue Code and is designated a public charity.

Through this authority, the foundation supports worthwhile community projects that can make a difference and improve the Greater Hazleton community. The foundation attracts and manages funds from a broad spectrum of donors who have the desire to have their gift applied to conservation, preservation and reclamation with the ultimate goal of making a positive difference to the present and future well-being of the Hazleton area.