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Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) Grant

Grants to Summit Area, New Jersey Nonprofits
for Arts, Health, Community, and the Elderly

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Foundation / Corporation

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Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF)

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Grants to Summit Area, New Jersey nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities in areas such as education, the arts, health, community and civic projects, children and others with special needs, and the elderly. The Foundation invites requests for well-defined projects and programs covering a specified period of time.

The Foundation is interested in the broadest possible coverage of the community’s needs, and all proposals that show promise of making a significant contribution to the welfare of the area are given careful consideration.

The funds available for distribution are limited; therefore, the general policy of the foundation is to assist organizations with grants for new projects or initiatives, seed money to encourage matching gifts, and other civic improvements or charitable uses.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180044

Term of Contract:

The general policy of the Foundation is not to fund any single organization for more than three consecutive years, nor more than once in any single year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Summit Area Public Foundation welcomes grant applications from organizations serving the people of the Summit area.

To be eligible for a grant, an organization must:
- Be tax exempt, and
- Either based in the Summit area and provide a major portion of its services to area residents, or, - If based outside the Summit area, a significant portion of the project for which a grant is requested must be related to service to area residents.
- If submitted by a governmental entity or school district, include a letter of endorsement from the chief administrative officer or superintendent, respectively, stating that the proposal is of value to the entity or school district.

The funds available for distribution are limited; therefore, the general policy of the foundation is:
- Not to make grants for normal annual operating budgets, capital campaigns, endowments, to individuals or religious programs.
- Not to fund private or parochial schools from its unrestricted funds.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be received by April 1 or October 1. The grants committee of the board of trustees reviews requests and recommends action to the full board, which makes the final decisions at its June and December meetings.

Program Areas and Previous Grantees:

Contact Information:

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

Applications should be emailed in PDF format to:

Summit Area Public Foundation
PO Box 867
Summit, NJ 07902

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey: Summit Area