December 2019

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces 3rd Cycle Major Grant Recipients

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The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) has completed check presentations for its third cycle of Major Grants in 2019, totaling $266,630. In its 16th year, the Foundation has surpassed $25 million in grants awarded to not-for-profit organizations and institutions in New Jersey and Pennsylvania—a significant milestone for the Foundation.

“In reviewing grant applications, we were very impressed by the impact being made by these organizations in our communities every day,” said Jane Kurek, Executive Director. “The Provident Bank Foundation is honored to support their efforts through important initiatives such as violence prevention, mental health services, arts enrichment, and many more.”

The goal of the Major Grant is to support organizations that have identified an immediate need in the community and for the individuals they serve. The funding directly supports efforts to enhance the quality of life in the communities served by Provident Bank through three Funding Priority Areas: Community Enrichment, Education, and Health, Youth & Families.

The recipients of PBF’s Third Cycle 2019 Major Grants are as follows, by county:

Bergen County, NJ

  • Englewood Health Foundation

Bucks County, PA       

  • Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)

Essex County, NJ

  • GlassRoots
  • Youth Consultation Service, Inc.

Lehigh and Northampton Counties, PA

  • Allentown Symphony Association, Inc.
  • YWCA Bethlehem

Middlesex County, NJ

  • Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc.

Monmouth County, NJ

  • CPC Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
  • LADACIN Network

Morris County, NJ

  • CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties
  • Family Promise of Morris County
  • Vision Loss Alliance Of New Jersey Inc
  • Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey
  • NewBridge Services, Inc.

Ocean County, NJ

  • Adler Aphasia Center

Passaic County, NJ

  • Passaic County Community College Foundation

Somerset County, NJ

  • Middle Earth

Union County, NJ

  • Community Access Unlimited

Warren County, NJ

  • Abilities of Northwest Jersey Inc.


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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 or call (862) 260-3990.