The Provident Bank Foundation awards nearly $450,000 in funding to 27 nonprofits


The Provident Bank Foundation has announced the recipients of its Major Grants — funding between $5,000 and $25,000 — for the second cycle of 2021.

The Morristown-based foundation awarded a total of nearly $450,000 to 27 nonprofit organizations within three priority areas of Community Enrichment, Education and Health, Youth & Families. Award recipients are located across the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania communities served by Provident Bank. Twenty-two for this round were located in New Jersey.

“We are thrilled to offer funding opportunities to some of the outstanding nonprofits that are continually raising up our community,” said Samantha Plotino, Executive Director of The Provident Bank Foundation. “From medical services to educational programs to food banks, these organizations are very valuable to residents across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Additional funding will allow their various programs to continue to thrive and make an impact.”

The New Jersey recipients of PBF’s Second Cycle 2021 Major Grants are as follows:

Bergen County: Family Promise of Bergen County;

Essex County: Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation; NJ LEEP; Table to Table;

Hudson County: Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey; Pro Bono Partnership Inc.; Rescuing Leftover Cuisine; York Street Project

Hunterdon County: America’s Grow-a-Row:

Mercer County: Isles, Inc.; PEI Kids:

Middlesex County: Puerto Rican Association for Human Development Inc.;

Monmouth County: Shore House

Morris County: Allegro School Inc.; Foundation for Morristown Medical Center Inc.;

Ocean County: Georgian Court University;

Passaic County: Eva’s Village; New Jersey Community Development Corporation;

Somerset County: Center for Great Expectations;

Union County: Family Promise Inc.; Roots & Wings;

Warren County: NORWESCAP Inc.