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The Westfield Foundation Grants

Grants to Support Community Needs
in Westfield, New Jersey

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Westfield Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/01/12

Description:

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Grants will be awarded in New Jersey to non-profit organizations for programming that supports community needs and improves the quality of life in the Westfield community. The Foundation favors grants for programs or projects that: provide innovative responses to recognized community needs; focus primarily upon education; the arts and other cultural activities; civic, health and human services; community development; and the conservation and preservation of historic resources; enable agencies/institutions to improve their services to Westfield; improve the managerial and fund raising capability of an agency including increasing volunteer involvement; and address positive community change in a constructive way.

The Foundation favors making grants for community needs not capable of being met from other sources, and funds are intended for definite programs and for projects covering a specified period of time.

Not funded:
-Operating support such as rent, salaries, or any expense that is repetitive or continuing
-Financing deficits
-Travel
-Replacement of government funding or city- or state-provided services
-Reimbursement or retro-funding for projects substantially or already completed, or to replenish agency resources used to pay for such purposes.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 130041

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations that focus primarily on the community of Westfield, or groups serving the Westfield community

Ineligible:
Hospitals, except for programs with a strong Westfield orientation
Private or parochial schools
Individuals
Religious organizations for religious activities
Organizations for legislative activities or political campaigns

Pre-Application Information:

The Foundation gives preference to organizations that seek funding from other sources and demonstrate long-range planning for the continuation of projects.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

The Westfield Foundation
PO Box 2295
Westfield, New Jersey 07091

908- 233-9787
E-mail: foundation@westfieldnj.com

Grant Coverage Areas:

Westfield

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey