PLEASE NOTE: For our 3rd Quarter deadline of May 18, 2020, we will be accepting ONLY requests for renewal of existing grants and proposals for new projects that are associated with the Covid-19 pandemic. If you are unsure, or have any questions at all, please reach out to HFNJ staff.
[See Application Process for instructions about submitted applications]
PLEASE NOTE: The Foundation receives far more requests for funding than it has funds available to contribute. A decision not to fund a grant application should not be construed as a reflection on the particular organization or to the project's merits.
Grants are made ONLY to private, non-profit organizations that have tax exempt status under Section 501C3 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 will consider applications that fit HFNJ’s mission and address key physical and/or mental health and wellness issues in the Foundation’s priority areas:
In reviewing applications for funding, the Trustees and staff of the Foundation are sensitive to the following five concerns:
The Foundation does NOT typically fund the following: