Provident Bank Foundation doles out nearly $450K

Gabrielle Saulsbery//November 5, 2021//

Provident Bank Foundation doles out nearly $450K

Gabrielle Saulsbery//November 5, 2021//

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The Provident Bank Foundation named Major Grant recipients for its second cycle of 2021 on Nov. 4, awarding nearly $450,000 to 27 nonprofit organizations.

PBF gives out grants between $5,000 and $25,000 to organizations across the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania communities served by Provident Bank.


See the Provident Bank Foundation‘s first cycle grant recipients for 2021.

“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.”


In Bergen County, The Family Promise of Bergen County received an award; and in nearby Essex County, Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation, NJ LEEP, and Table to Table each received an award.

Four Hudson County organizations received awards: Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey Inc., Pro Bono Partnership Inc., Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, and York Street Project.

America’s Grow-a-Row in Hunterdon County was given a grant, as were Isles Inc. and PEI Kids in Mercer County and the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development Inc. in Middlesex County.

Shore House in Monmouth County received an award, alongside Allegro School Inc. and Foundation for Morristown Medical Center Inc. in Morris County.

Eva’s Village and New Jersey Community Development Corp. in Passaic County both received awards, as did Georgia Court University in Ocean County.

In Somerset County, Center for Great Expectations was given a grant.

In Union County, both Family Promise Inc. and Roots & Wings NJ received funding; and in Warren County, NORWESCAP Inc. received grant funding.

Over in Pennsylvania, New Bethany Ministries in Northampton County and the Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic and Potential Inc. in Bucks County received awards. Community Action Committee of Lehigh Valley In New York in Lehigh County also received an award; and Arab-American Family Support Center Inc. in Queens received an award.