April 2020

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant Recipients

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MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY (April 13, 2020) - The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) announced its Emergency Response Grant recipients for nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation has awarded $5,000 grants to 25 nonprofit organizations, so that they can continue to serve their respective communities with essential services.

Organizations receiving grants span 12 counties in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and cover healthcare, shelter, food, senior and behavioral services.

“Helping organizations and ensuring their staff members have the tools to continue operating during this difficult time is our main priority right now,” said Samantha Plotino, Executive Director of The Provident Bank Foundation. “It has never been more important to offer support to local organizations that are providing critical services to our community.”

The recipients of PBF’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Grants are as follows, by county:



  • Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative, Inc.
  • Holy Name Health Care Foundation


  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties
  • Family Connections Inc.
  • Foundation of New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Montclair State University Foundation
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Table to Table


  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
  • Hudson County CASA
  • The Hoboken Shelter


  • America’s Grow-a-Row
  • Hunterdon County YMCA


  • Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County
  • The RWJ University Hospital Foundation Inc.


  • Monmouth Medical Center Foundation
  • Move For Hunger
  • Visiting Nurse Association Health Group of New Jersey


  • Ocean Medical Center Foundation


  • Eva’s Village


  • Adult Day Center of Somerset County


  • Trinitas Health Foundation




  • Meals on Wheels of the Greater Lehigh Valley
  • Ripple Community Inc.


  • Northeast Community Center




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 $25 million to not-for-profit organizations and institutions working toward stronger communities. For more information, visit www.theprovidentbankfoundation.org or call (862) 260-3990.