Signature Grant: Health, Youth & Families

Provident Bank

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Grant amount: US $100,000

Next deadline: May 8, 2020 12:00pm PDT (Full proposal)

Later deadlines: Feb 28, 2021 12:00pm PST (Letter of inquiry)

Applicant type: Nonprofit Indigenous Group Government Entity

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in New Jersey: Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in New Jersey: Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County Show all

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About this funder:

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Overview:

Mission

The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) was established in 2003 with the intent of supporting not-for-profit groups, institutions, schools and other 501(c )(3) organizations that provide valuable services to the communities served by Provident Bank. The Provident Bank Foundation is committed to strengthening and sustaining its relationship with communities in the bank's marketplace.

Signature Grant: Overview and Purpose

The Signature Grant emphasizes sustainable community enhancement, meaningful impact, and long-term change. PBF seeks to build relationships with organizations that have the capacity and drive to create this change. PBF funding directly supports efforts to enhance the quality of life in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania communities served by Provident Bank through three Funding Priority Areas: Community Enrichment, Education, and Health, Youth & Families.

Funding Priority Areas and Signature Grant Focus Points

The Signature Grant emphasizes sustainable community enhancement, meaningful impact, and long-term change. PBF seeks to build relationships with organizations that have the capacity and drive to create this change. PBF funding directly supports efforts to enhance the quality of life in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania communities served by Provident Bank through three Funding Priority Areas: Community Enrichment, Education, and Health, Youth & Families.

Health, Youth & Families Supporting innovative solutions to chronic problems that impact quality of life for people of all ages and means.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Eligibility:
    • Organizations seeking funding from The Provident Bank Foundation must be determined as exempt from Federal income tax as a 501(c)(3) public charity of the Internal Revenue Code and as an organization described in section 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2).
  • Geographic Requirements:
    • Applicants must be based in, serve, and/or demonstrate proposed project impact in at least one of the following geographies, including towns contiguous to Bank locations:
      • New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Union and / or Warren Counties
      • Pennsylvania: Lehigh Valley (eastern portion of Lehigh County and southeastern portion of Northampton County) and/or Bucks County

Ineligibility:

  • As with all grants, The Provident Bank Foundation will not fund the following:
    • Individuals
    • Organizations not exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
    • Organizations not classified in Section 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2)
    • Organizations that use a third-party fiscal sponsor’s Tax ID number/exempt status
    • Grants for scholarships to individuals
    • Grants to other grant-making organizations
    • Sacramental or theological functions of religious organizations
    • Political causes, candidates, organizations, or campaigns
    • Multi-year funding requests
  • In addition, special limitations apply to Signature Grants. PBF will not support:
    • Sponsorships or fundraising events
    • Endowments or capital campaigns
    • Capital expenses or construction project
    • Existing deficits or retroactive funding