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Provident Bank Foundation names Major Grant recipients for 2021’s first cycle

Linda Lindner//May 14, 2021//

Provident Bank Foundation names Major Grant recipients for 2021’s first cycle

Linda Lindner//May 14, 2021//

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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.

LADACIN Network received a Major Grant for $23,225 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support its Get Healthy, Get Moving initiative. The funding was presented to the nonprofit agency, which provides a continuum of care for people of all ages with complex physical and developmental disabilities or delays, on Dec. 2, 2019. From left, Samantha Plotino, Provident Bank Foundation associate; Patricia Carlesimo, LADACIN executive director; Luisa Vroman, LADACIN director of development and community relations; and Jane Kurek, Provident Bank Foundation executive director.
LADACIN Network received a Major Grant for $23,225 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support its Get Healthy, Get Moving initiative in 2019. From left, Samantha Plotino, then Provident Bank Foundation associate, now executive director; Patricia Carlesimo, LADACIN executive director; Luisa Vroman, LADACIN director of development and community relations; and Jane Kurek, Provident Bank Foundation executive director. – LADACIN NETWORK

“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 County
Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative Inc.
REED Foundation for Autism

Essex County
Ironbound Community Corp.
Junior Achievement of New Jersey
National Council of Jewish Women
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Youth Consultation Service Inc.

Hudson County
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties
Diabetes Foundation Inc.
New City Kids
Vision To Learn

Hunterdon County
Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation Inc.
Hunterdon Helpline

Middlesex County
JFK Medical Center Foundation

Monmouth County
Lunch Break
Move for Hunger
Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center Inc.

Morris County
Family Promise of Morris County

Ocean County
Ocean’s Harbor House Inc.

Passaic County
CUMAC

Somerset County
Greater Somerset County YMCA

Sussex County
Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County Inc.

Union County
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