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The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Grant

Grants to Greater Newark, New Jersey Nonprofits
to Promote Physical and Mental Wellness

GrantWatch ID#: 175881
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey


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Grants of up to $25,000 or more to Greater Newark, New Jersey nonprofit organizations to promote physical and mental health in Essex, Morris, and Union Counties. Please note that applications of less than $25,000 are considered on a rolling basis. Consideration will be given to applications that address wellness within the following priority areas:

1) Vulnerable, underserved populations in the greater Newark, NJ community

2) At-risk individuals and families in the MetroWest Jewish community

3) Clinical research/medical education initiatives that significantly and directly impact the above-named populations

4) Promotion of "humanism in medicine" in ways that directly impact patient care

Requests of up to $25,000 are considered on a rolling basis. Requests starting at $25,000 must be submitted by the deadline.

Grants of less than $25,000 are awarded as one-time support and not considered for renewal.

Grants are made only to private, nonprofit organizations that have tax exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Service Code and that are not private foundations. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals or government agencies.

The Foundation does NOT typically fund the following:
-Organizations outside of Essex, Morris, or Union County, NJ
-Programs NOT related to health care or wellness
-Applications for general operating support or planning grants
-Direct support of an individual’s healthcare needs
-Fundraising events or campaigns
-Advertising campaigns

Indirect or overhead costs are not automatically funded and must be justified as part of the proposed budget. Decisions on indirect costs will be made on a case by case basis.

Application Instructions:

Each year the Foundation considers a limited number of proposals in amounts less than $25,000. The above deadlines do not apply, and consideration is given on a rolling basis. Every proposal, however, must be submitted online as indicated above. Grants considered in this limited, fast-track pool are generally awarded as one-time support and not considered for renewal.

Proposals of $25,000 or more must adhere to the following deadlines:

-November 18, 2016 for consideration in March 2017
-March 3, 2017 for consideration in June 2017
-June 2, 2017 for consideration in September 2017
-August 18, 2017 for consideration in December 2017

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

Apply Online:

Walter Maier, Grants Administrator/Assessment Officer

The Healthcare Foundation of NJ
60 East Willow Street, 2nd Floor
Millburn, NJ 07041

Essex, Morris, and Union Counties

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