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Date Published: February 23, 2021

Achelis & Bodman Foundations

Both Foundations concentrate their grant programs in New York City, but The Bodman Foundation also makes some grants in northern New Jersey, a home of the Bodmans. Funding is concentrated in six program areas: Arts and Culture, Education, Employment, Health, Public Policy, and Youth.

Advanta Foundation

Advanta’s business focus is on helping small businesses and business professionals get the credit they deserve and the financing they need to thrive and grow. True success also includes helping the community to thrive and grow. It means feeding the community’s roots through urban renewal and affordable housing projects, watering its spirit with support for the arts, and strengthening the body through health and human services initiatives as well…

Ambrose & Ida Fredrickson Foundation

The Ambrose & Ida Fredrickson Foundation provides grants for community welfare, health and human services, educational and environmental purposes, and the arts. While the Foundation supports all grant areas consistent with its philosophy, the Will of Ambrose Fredrickson which established the Foundation, advises that consideration be given to the following organizations: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, New Jersey; Hartshorne Arboretum…

Andersen Corporate Foundation

Andersen Corporate Foundation has expanded its giving to the many communities where Andersen has facilities and employees, including Menomonie, Wisconsin; Des Moines, Iowa; Dubuque, Iowa; Page County, Virginia; North Brunswick, New Jersey; and London/Huron, Ontario, in addition to the St. Croix Valley Area, Western Wisconsin and the East Metro area of St. Paul. Areas of funding interest: Affordable Housing, Health & Safety, Education & Youth Develo…

Anne J. Caudal Foundation

The Anne J. Caudal Foundation was established in 2007 to benefit disabled veterans of any time or of any branch of the United States armed forces and to perpetuate the recognition or memory of their accomplishments or sacrifice in time of war or otherwise. Special consideration is given to organizations that serve disabled veterans in NJ. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Culture & Humanities; Health; Human Services.

Bread & Roses Fund

The Bread & Roses Fund is a unique gathering of activists committed to supporting social justice by raising and distributing funds. A public foundation, Bread & Roses has distributed over $9 million to groups working for access to health care; economic justice; a clean, safe environment; civil and human rights; peace; and other social justice issues. In addition, Bread & Roses provides services, like technical assistance and leadership developm…

Bunbury Company Foundation

The Bunbury Company, Inc. is a grant making private foundation whose general purposes are to support charitable organizations primarily within central New Jersey – primarily Mercer County, but also in Camden, Hunterdon, Middlesex, and Somerset, with programs in the following areas: Educational programs that provide opportunities for intellectual, societal or cultural growth to youth and families; Environmental programs that help conserve threatened f…

Campbell Soup Foundation

The Campbell Soup Foundation places particular emphasis on Camden, N.J., birthplace of Campbell™s flagship soup business and home of our world headquarters. Each year, the Foundation donates more than $1 million to a variety of organizations that are expanding the educational, cultural, residential, employment and other opportunities of Camden residents. Nourishing the lives of the people of Camden, particularly the children, is among our top prior…

Charles Edison Fund - New Jersey

The Charles Edison Fund is an endowed philanthropic institution dedicated to the support of worthwhile endeavors generally within the areas of medical research, science education and historic preservation. The Fund is an extension of the benefactions and aspirations of its Founder, a man of discerning foresight, rare achievement and background.

Citizens Bank Charitable Foundation - CT, DE, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT

Citizens Financial Group, Inc., through its banking subsidiaries, is guided by the belief that the strength of our company is tied to the strength of the communities where we do business. Today, our banks support numerous organizations through community and public relations departments and our charitable foundations. Areas of Giving Interest: Citizens gives priority consideration for charitable grants to programs that: Promote affordable housing; Encourage…

Citizens Financial Group - CT, DE, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT

Citizens Financial Group, Inc., through its banking subsidiaries, is guided by the belief that the strength of our company is tied to the strength of the communities where we do business. Today, our banks support numerous organizations through community and public relations departments and our charitable foundations. Areas of Giving Interest: Citizens gives priority consideration for charitable grants to programs that: Promote affordable housing; Encourage…

Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation

The mission of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation, an all volunteer, national organization, is to develop and award grants to residential, recreational, vocational, educational and family programs that benefit adolescents and adults with Autism.

deForest Charitable Trust

The deForest Charitable Trust specifically serves the people of New Jersey, with occasional support given to organizations within the Metro New York City area. Areas of funding interest include Human Services; Religion–Related.

Don Jones Foundation

The primary purpose of the foundation is to fund contributions to families in need for the purpose of promoting happiness during the holidays and activities that may enrich the communities the Foundation serves. The DJF currently serves families in California, New Jersey and Washington state.

Edward W. and Stella C. Van Houten Memorial Fund

The Van Houten Memorial Fund provides funding for health and human services, education, education of medical professionals, and the care of children, was established in 1978 in memory of her husband and herself. The Van Houten’s had a particular fondness for the Valley Hospital of Ridgewood, NJ and for the Rollins College in Florida. We continue to honor their preferences with grants to these two organizations in addition to grants to other organizati…

Ellis Family Charitable Foundation

The purpose of the Ellis Family Charitable Foundation shall be to make qualifying gifts, grants, and contributions to religious, charitable, educational, scientific, literary, historical and youth organizations. At least ninety (90%) percent of the benefits to be disbursed by the corporation will be for the benefit of recipient organizations or entities that support the welfare of residents or workers who are employed in Burlington County, New Jersey.

Exelon Corporation - IL, PA, TX, NJ, MD, MA

In 2008, Exelon Corporation made over 3,000 grants totaling more than $25 million to non–profit organizations. Our employees donated nearly $4 million for the annual United Way campaign. We focus our corporate giving in four areas and give to the communities in which we live and serve and encourage our employees to support the organizations that they value. Areas of funding interest include Education, Environment, Neighborhood Development, Arts &…

F. M. Kirby Foundation

The F. M. Kirby Foundation grants are made to a wide range of nonprofit organizations in education, health and medicine, the arts and humanities, civic and public affairs, as well as religious, welfare and youth organizations. Churches, hospitals, schools and colleges, other than those attended or used by members of the family, are unlikely to receive support. Successful new applicants tend to be organizations already well known to one or more of the direc…

Fannie E. Rippel Foundation - New Jersey & National Focus

The purposes of the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation were established in 1950 in the Last Will and Testament of its founder, Julius S. Rippel. Importantly, the statement of purpose remains essentially as initially written with the primary substantive change being the separation of the focus on “elderly women” into a focus on the “elderly” and on “women of all ages.” The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals for fun…

Francisco Nunez Foundation - Individuals & Community

The Francisco Nunez Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded with the purpose of providing assistance to disadvantaged and needy people in the community. Our offices are locating in Hudson County, New Jersey; however, our helping hand reaches every area where people are in need. Our goals are to promote a common understanding by enhancing excellence and enabling those in need to improve their lives.

Frank S. Flowers Foundation

The Frank S. Flowers Foundation was created under Mr. Flowers’ last Will and Testament following his death in 1979. Mr. Flowers was a successful banker and a resident of Woodbury, New Jersey. His primary philanthropic goal was to support and improve Gloucester County and organizations in which he was involved. The foundation provides grants to educational, youth, health–related, and religious organizations that are primarily located in Glouceste…

Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation - North/Central New Jersey and New...

The foundation’s main areas of interest are education, religion, historic preservation, and medical programs and/or scientific research. The primary geographic areas of funding are North/Central New Jersey and New York City.

George A Ohl Jr. Foundation

The purpose of the George A Ohl Jr. Foundation is to improve the well–being of the citizens of the State of New Jersey through science, health, recreation, education and increased good citizenship. Grants are made to organizations engaged in such work whether through research, publications, health, school or college activities.

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

The mission of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is to support and encourage those educational, cultural, social and environmental values that contribute to making our society more humane and our world more livable.


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Henry H. Kessler Foundation

The Mission of the Foundation is to improve the lives of people with disabilities by raising, managing and distributing resources in support of Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation (KMRREC) and encouraging other exemplary rehabilitation research, education and services that are focused on improving the lives of people with disabilities.


Focusing on education and the environment, HSBC Bank USA builds strong, enduring relationships with a wide range of organizations, providing the resources and tools to sustain long–term results. HSBC’s 2008 U.S. social investment was $26 million and we were honored to have been recognized by more than 15 of our partner organizations for our philanthropy. HSBC Bank USA has branches in CA, CT, FL, MD, NJ, NY, VA.

Hyde and Watson Foundation

The Foundation supports capital projects such as hard costs related to purchase or relocation of facilities and/or building improvements, purchase of capital equipment, limited medical research, and other one–time capital needs. Broad fields include education, social services, arts, health, religion, and humanities. The current geographic areas of grant support are primarily the five boroughs of New York City, and Essex, Morris, and Union Counties in…

Infinity Foundation - HIV/AID - New Jersey & National

The Infinity Foundation is a non–profit organization based in Princeton, New Jersey engaged in making grants in the areas of compassion and wisdom. In the area of compassion it has funded organization workings for health and human services –food banks, the American Red Cross and organizations working for AIDS victims, both in India and USA.

Jaqua Foundation

The Jaqua Foundation’s mission is to fund collegiate education, welfare of animals, and performing arts. The foundation does NOT make grants to individuals.

John and Margaret Post Foundation

The John and Margaret Post Foundation provides support to charitable organizations, which benefit the quality of life for families and society in general and primarily in Northwest New Jersey. First consideration for grants is given to organizations based in Northwest New Jersey, or the New Jersey chapters of national organizations. Proposals are occasionally considered from groups outside of the state. Priority for funding will be given in the following o…

Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation

Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation mission remains the same: to focus our resources on creating innovative partnerships that help break the intergenerational cycle of poverty and /or homelessness.

Kessler Foundation

Kessler Foundation strives to improve the lives of people with physical disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injury, and other chronic neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. The Board of Trustees of Kessler Foundation has decided to strategically focus the majority of its external grant allocations toward increasing the employment of people with physical disabilities.

Lenfest Foundation

The Lenfest Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs primarily in the areas of education, arts and the environment. The Foundation is based in suburban Philadelphia and primarily supports organizations and programs in southeastern and south central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and northern Delaware. Depending on available resources, the Foundation may make a limited number of grants in response to requests consistent with its overall mission. Th…

LMK Consulting

LMK Consulting provides custom technology solutions and consulting services using cutting edge technologies.

M&M Giletto Children's Charitable Organization - South New Jersey

Our foundation, MM Giletto Children’s Charitable Organization, was started in 2000. Based in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, we started by helping area families, with children, they were in need either by raising money for medical purposes, a death of a member or a severe illness in the family.

M&T Bank Charitable Foundation - NY, NJ, PA, MD, VA, DE, Wash DC

At M&T Bank, we recognize that our corporate success is directly related to the health and vitality of the communities we serve. So, as a corporate citizen, we believe in providing resources to not–for–profit organizations that make our communities better places to live and work. Through our philanthropic arm, The M&T Charitable Foundation, we support a diverse range of civic, cultural, health and human service organizations with financ…

MagyarBank Charitable Foundation

he Foundation actively seeks community development opportunities in four primary areas, while also recognizing the need to change with the needs and social conditions of the Community over time. Areas of funding interest include Education, Health and Human Services, Youth Programs, Affordable Housing.

Mary Owen Borden Foundation

The Mary Owen Borden Foundation accepts grant requests that are limited to nonprofit organizations located and operating in Monmouth and Mercer counties in New Jersey. The Foundation’s special focus is on programs that address the needs of economically disadvantaged youth and their families. This includes needs such as: health, family planning, education, counseling, childcare, substance abuse, and delinquency. Other areas of interest for the Foundati…

Mary Reinhart Stackhouse Foundation

The Mary Reinhart Stackhouse Foundation was established in 1999 to provide scholarships for golf caddies in New Jersey and to promote preservation of the natural environment in the state of New Jersey. In addition, annual gifts may be awarded to The Conservancy of Southern Florida.

New York Knicks Community Relations - NY, NJ, CT

Throughout the year, the New York Knicks receive thousands of requests from schools, not for profit organizations, foundations, faith based organizations, community groups and charity events. Requests can be made for tickets, player appearances and autographed Knicks memorabilia. The New York Knicks Community Relations department limits community donations and player appearance requests to organizations and charitable events in the Tri–State area (Ne…

Nicholson Foundation

The mission of The Nicholson Foundation is to work with families and communities to help their children become healthy, productive adults and realize their potential, by enhancing and connecting programs across the human–services delivery system. The Foundation’s geographic focus is the State of New Jersey, with special emphasis on urban neighborhoods in Essex County.

OceanFirst Foundation

Our charitable giving is focused primarily on organizations that provide meaningful programs that benefit people within OceanFirst Bank service area. Through the Foundation we are able to help and enrich he lives of our neighbors in areas such as housing, youth development and educational programs, health and human services, medical services and the arts. Geographical focus – Jersey shore.

Olivia's Organics Charitable Foundation - New England, NY, NJ, PA

The Olivia’s Organics Charitable Foundation was established in early 2006 as a way to invest in the lives of children. The Foundation seeks to give direct–service grants to organizations that work with children by providing services that have an immediate and tangible impact on their well–being. The foundation does not accept unsolicited grants, but instead chooses organizations with which it would like to partner for each quarter of the f…

Page Hill Foundation

The Page Hill Foundation, Inc, founded in 1997, is a small family foundation focused on improving the lives of America’s less fortunate youth. Some of the programs that have been supported include summer camp programs for urban children, programs for the hearing–impaired, bias reduction programs, programs for victims of domestic violence, urban youth recreation camps, mentoring programs for single parent children, eating disorder programs, schol…

Paul Rapoport Foundation - LGTB community - New York City & New Jersey

The Paul Rapoport Foundation was established in 1987 with funds from the estate of Paul Rapoport, a founder of both New York City’s LGBT Community Services Center and GMHC. Throughout its history the Foundation has sought to reflect Paul’s values by providing funding for organizations that continue to be in the vanguard of assuring equal rights and services for the entire LGTB community. The Foundation funds primarily within the five boroughs of…

Princeton Area Community Foundation

The Princeton Area Community Foundation builds community by promoting and encouraging philanthropy across greater Mercer County and central New Jersey. Our primary service area includes Princeton, Trenton, Hamilton and all other Mercer County municipalities and surrounding communities in Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Monmouth and Burlington Counties.

Prospect Hill Foundation

The Foundation’s grants primarily support activities in the United States. While many of these activities are national in scope, there is particular regional focus in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The Prospect Hill Foundation pursues this mission by making grants in three program sectors: Environmental Conservation, Nuclear Weapons Control, Reproductive Health.

Provident Bank Charitable Foundation - NY, NJ

The Provident Bank Charitable Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the communities it serves. Through financial contributions, we support numerous health and human services programs, as well as youth and education initiatives in Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan and Putnam Counties in New York and Bergen County in New Jersey. Grants are awarded to organizations and programs that meet specific guidelines and criteria.

PSEG Foundation

Good corporate citizenship is one of PSEG’s core values and an integral part of the Company’s way of doing business. One way in which the Company demonstrates its community engagement is by providing funding to nonprofit organizations. Through the PSEG Foundation and the PSEG’s Corporate Event Funding, PSEG supports a variety of programs in areas that align with PSEG business strategies. Contributions made to nonprofit organizations are view…

Rivendell Foundation

The Rivendell Foundation makes grants in two areas of interest: out–of–school time opportunities for Newark, New Jersey children and youth; and international human rights. Rivendell Foundation awards approximately $300,000 in grants annually. Given its relatively limited resources and part–time staffing, the Foundation considers proposals by invitation only.

Robert and Joan Dircks Foundation

The Robert and Joan Dircks Foundation focuses on programs and projects that provide opportunities to children and individuals who are physically, mentally or economically disadvantaged in New Jersey. The Foundation concentrates on small non–profit organizations that provide programs and projects that prevent or solve problems, rather than meet basic needs. The Foundation does not award grants for political or lobbying activities, environmental or cul…

Schumann Fund for New Jersey

The Schumann Fund for New Jersey is a tax– exempt, private foundation, incorporated as a corporation not for pecuniary profit under the laws of the State of New Jersey. Schumann Fund program priorities fall into four categories: Early Childhood Development, Environmental Protection, Essex County, Public Policy. In general, the Schumann Fund for New Jersey does not accept applications for capital campaigns, annual giving, endowment, direct support of…

Sovereign Bank Foundation - CT, DE, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI

The Sovereign Bank Foundation, (the Foundation) makes charitable contributions to 501(c)(3) non–profit organizations. Areas of funding interest include Community Investment and Economic Development, Youth & Education, Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture.

Stop & Shop Supermarket Company - CT, MA. RI, NH, NJ, NY

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company prides itself on being a good neighbor and supporting all the communities in which we operate. Our charitable initiatives, focusing on three major areas: hunger, combating childhood cancer, and children’s educational and support programs, have helped thousands of people of every background and lifestyle.

Subaru of America Foundation - NJ, PA, IL, CO

The Subaru of America Foundation was established in 1984 as a way to formally address and support the needs of local communities. Since that time, the Foundation has awarded more than $6 million to programs that serve primarily children. By offering young people creative enrichment, environmental, and educational programs that engage them in the learning process, we are not only taking an active role in helping to make learning a more participatory fun edu…

Turrell Fund - Children - Vermont & New Jersey

The Turrell Fund was founded in 1935 by Herbert and Margaret Turrell. Its principal interest lies in support of organizations that help youth, with special emphasis on the needy youngster. The first priority area is direct services to children. Capital requests are considered, but are of secondary priority. Turrell Fund grants are awarded to agencies rendering direct service to disadvantaged children in the State of Vermont, and in four counties in New Jer…

Victoria Foundation

The Victoria Foundation is a private grantmaking institution founded in 1924 by Mr. Hendon Chubb in honor of his mother, Victoria Eddis Chubb. The Foundation has targeted giving to programs that impact the cycle of poverty in Newark, New Jersey. a second priority was initiated to protect the environment throughout the state of New Jersey. Within Newark, funded projects address K–12 education reform, neighborhood revitalization, and strengthening yout…

Wachovia Regional Foundation

The Wachovia Regional Foundation is a private foundation that aims to improve the quality of life for children and families living in low–income neighborhoods in New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania. The Foundation concentrates its resources on the creation and implementation of resident–driven neighborhood plans.

Westfield Foundation

Grant requests to the Westfield Foundation are reviewed in the spirit of the Foundation’s goal of supporting the public well–being and improving the quality of life in the Westfield community. All proposals that show promise of making a significant contribution to the welfare of the community and its citizens are given careful consideration. Because funds available for distribution are limited, the Foundation favors making grants for community n…