The Provident Bank Foundation has awarded more than $266,000 during its third Major Grant cycle of the year, it announced, with 16 New Jersey organizations among those benefiting.
The Morristown-based foundation said in a news release that it has surpassed the $25 million grant award milestone in its 16th year in existence. Grants benefit not-for-profit institutions and organizations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in three funding priority areas: community enrichment, education, and health, youth & families.
“In reviewing grant applications, we were very impressed by the impact being made by these organizations in our communities every day,” Jane Kurek, the foundation’s executive director, said in a prepared statement. “The Provident Bank Foundation is honored to support their efforts through important initiatives such as violence prevention, mental health services, arts enrichment and many more.”
A total of $266,630 was awarded during the cycle to 19 organizations. The New Jersey recipients, by county, are:
- Bergen County: Englewood Health Foundation;
- Essex County: GlassRoots; and Youth Consultation Service Inc.;
- Middlesex County: Puerto Rican Association for Human Development Inc.;
- Monmouth County: CPC Behavioral Healthcare Inc.; and LADACIN Network;
- Morris County: CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties; Family Promise of Morris County; Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey Inc.; Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey; and NewBridge Services Inc.;
- Ocean County: Adler Aphasia Center;
- Passaic County: Passaic County Community College Foundation;
- Somerset County: Middle Earth;
- Union County: Community Access Unlimited;
- Warren County: Abilities of Northwest Jersey Inc.