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The Provident Bank Foundation Announces Major Grant Recipients for its First Cycle of 2021


May 19, 2021

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces Major Grant Recipients for its First Cycle of 2021

MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY (May 11, 2021) - The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) today announced its 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, 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 Samantha Plotino, Executive Director of The Provident Bank Foundation. “We are committed to supporting organizations that are helping our communities remain vibrant, healthy and safe.”

 The recipients of PBF’s First Cycle 2021 Major Grants are as follows, by county served:

 Bergen County, NJ

  • Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative, Inc.
  • REED Foundation for Autism

 Essex County, NJ

  • Ironbound Community Corporation
  • Junior Achievement of New Jersey
  • National Council of Jewish Women Essex Section
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Youth Consultation Service, Inc.

 Hudson County, NJ

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

Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation Inc.
  • Hunterdon Helpline

Lehigh County, PA

  • Center for Humanistic Change, Inc.
  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

 Middlesex County, NJ

  • JFK Medical Center Foundation

 Monmouth County, NJ

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

 Morris County, NJ

  • Family Promise of Morris County

 Northampton County, PA

  • Northampton Community College Foundation

 Ocean County, NJ

  • Ocean’s Harbor House Inc.

 Passaic County, NJ


 Somerset County, NJ

  • Greater Somerset County YMCA

Sussex County, NJ

  • Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County Inc.

Union County, NJ

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Inc.




About The Provident Bank Foundation

The Provident Bank Foundation was established in 2003 by Provident Bank to enhance the quality of life in the region through support of not-for-profit groups, institutions, schools and other 501(c)(3) organizations that provide services in communities served by the Bank. Since inception, the Foundation has granted more than $27 million to not-for-profit organizations and institutions working toward stronger communities. For more information, visit or call (862) 260-3990.

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