The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) on May 11 announced Major Grant recipients for its first cycle of 2021.
The Foundation awarded $400,000 of total funding – its largest Major Grant cycle to date – to 26 nonprofit organizations within the Foundation’s three priority areas: Community Enrichment, Education and Health, and Youth & Families.
Grants provide funding between $5,000 and $25,000 to organizations across the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania communities served by Provident Bank.
“The Provident Bank Foundation remains focused on funding valuable programs, projects, and initiatives that address immediate needs, create meaningful impact, and lead to sustainable community enhancement,” said the foundation’s executive director, Samantha Plotino. “We are committed to supporting organizations that are helping our communities remain vibrant, healthy and safe.”
By county served, the recipients of PBF’s First Cycle 2021 Major Grants are:
Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative Inc.
REED Foundation for Autism
Ironbound Community Corp.
Junior Achievement of New Jersey
National Council of Jewish Women
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Youth Consultation Service Inc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties
Diabetes Foundation Inc.
New City Kids
Vision To Learn
Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation Inc.
JFK Medical Center Foundation
Move for Hunger
Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center Inc.
Family Promise of Morris County
Ocean’s Harbor House Inc.
Greater Somerset County YMCA
Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County Inc.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Inc.
And, in Pennsylvania:
Lehigh County, Pa.
Center for Humanistic Change Inc.
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Northampton County, Pa.
Northampton Community College Foundation