Health, Youth & Families Signature Grant

Provident Bank

Grant amount: US $50,000

Next anticipated deadline: Aug 15, 2019 (Letter of inquiry)

Later anticipated deadlines: Oct 1, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Nonprofit Indigenous Group Government Entity Hospital / Clinic Elementary / Secondary School College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

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

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

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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.

Funding Priority Areas
PBF is committed to enhancing the quality of life in New Jersey and Pennsylvania communities served by Provident Bank. PBF makes grants in three priority areas: community enrichment, education, and health, youth & families.

Our contributions to Health, Youth & Families aim to ensure people of all ages and means have the ability to improve the quality of their lives, including having a safe place to live and access to quality healthcare.

Health, Youth, and Families Signature Grant
In 2017, PBF expects to make two (2) $50,000 Health, Youth & Families Signature Grants. As is the case across PBF’s philanthropic and community engagement activities, the Signature Grant emphasizes sustainable community enhancement, meaningful impact and long-term change. We seek to build relationships with organizations that have the capacity and drive to create this change.

PLEASE NOTE: Focus areas and descriptions are detailed below. LOI must be specific to one of these areas.

1) Out-patient medical care
The goal of this grant is to provide funding to a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve access to quality and specialized health care to the communities served within Provident Bank’s marketplace.

2) Human Services - shelters & residential care
The goal of this grant is to support a non-profit organization that serves those experiencing a crisis situation at their immediate point of need. This organization provides assistance to individuals and/or families to navigate the crisis and overcome the challenges in accessing housing and basic needs.

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


  • 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).
    • PBF seeks grantee organizations that show passion for their mission and meet high standards of governance, accountability, and fiscal management.
  • 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


  • Specifically for a Signature Grant, PBF does not fund:
    • Campaigns
    • Capital Improvements
    • Events
    • General Operating
  • As in all grants, The Provident Bank Foundation cannot provide funding for the following:
    • Individuals
    • Organizations not exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and as an organization described in section 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2).
    • Religious congregations
    • Organizations that use a third-party fiscal sponsor’s Tax ID number/exempt status
    • Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns
    • Multi-Year Funding Requests

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