April 2020

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces First Cycle Major Grant Recipients

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MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY (April 22, 2020) - The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) today announced its Major Grant recipients for its first cycle of 2020. The Foundation awarded $182,000 of total funding to 15 organizations.

Grants provide funding between $5,000 and $25,000 to organizations within the Foundation’s three priority areas: Community Enrichment, Education and Health, Youth & Families across the New Jersey and Pennsylvania communities served by Provident Bank.

 “As we navigate uncertain times together, we are pleased to support these outstanding organizations and the valuable programs and services they offer,” said Samantha Plotino, Executive Director of The Provident Bank Foundation. “Lifting our nonprofit community up so that they can continue operating and providing a wealth of benefits to our local residents is critical right now.”

The recipients of PBF’s First Cycle 2020 Major Grants are as follows, by county:

Bergen County, NJ

  • Felician University
  • Geriatric Services, Inc.
  • Vantage Health System Inc.

Hudson County, NJ

  • America Needs You – New Jersey
  • Hands In 4 Youth Inc.
  • York Street Project

Middlesex County, NJ

  • Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County
  • Middlesex County Recreation Council
  • Spectrum for Living
  • State Theatre New Jersey

Monmouth County, NJ

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Coastal & Northern New Jersey

Morris County, NJ

  • Allegro School Inc.

Northampton County, PA

  • New Bethany Ministries

Ocean County, NJ

  • Georgian Court University

Passaic County, NJ

  • Mental Health Association in Passaic County


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 $26 million to not-for-profit organizations and institutions working toward stronger communities. For more information, visit www.theprovidentbankfoundation.org or call (862) 260-3990.