The Provident Bank Foundation has announced that it has selected Saint Peter’s University, Jersey City, NJ to receive its $100,000 “Signature” Grant in the Education funding priority area. In addition, the Foundation has awarded two $20,000 “Impact” Grants, one to Warren County based Abilities of Northwest New Jersey and one to Bucks County based Easter Seals of Southern Pennsylvania.
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $704,732 in Quality of Life grants to 84 nonprofit organizations nationwide.
The PSEG Foundation has granted Stevens Institute of Technology $250,000 towards the completion of the University’s Solar Decathlon entry, SURE HOUSE. The SURE (SUstainable and REsilient) HOUSE is Stevens’ entry into the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition and represents the schools’ vision of a sustainable and resilient home for the areas at greatest risk during extreme weather.
The Rita Allen Foundation has announced $425,000 in grants to foster informed civic participation.
The New Jersey State Council on the Arts has awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding for over 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state.
The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) will invest $50,000 in New Jersey's non-emergency helpline NJ211 to ensure local residents impacted by layoffs and casino closings make the connection to help.
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has announced $817,000 in grants to 38 nonprofits in New Jersey focused on providing access for unemployed and underemployed people, veterans, youth and those with disabilities to job opportunities, training and mentor programs to ensure academic success.
New Jersey Health Initiatives, a statewide grantmaking program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced ten recipients of four-year grants to fund multi-sector, community-focused coalitions.
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 14 grants totaling $1.2 million to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and the surrounding Essex County NJ communities.
JPMorganChase and the Mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, announced a $1 million investment over the next two years to Jersey City to fund workforce development.