HFNJ Awards $2,764,267 in New Grants in Fourth Quarter of 2021

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Foundation received record number of requests for the quarter

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey is pleased to announce that it has awarded $2,764,267 to 17 New Jersey non-profit organizations in the fourth quarter of 2021. 

Consistent with its mission to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations in the greater Newark and Jewish MetroWest communities, the grant projects take a variety of innovative approaches to improving health.  Grant projects range in size from $25,000 to $1,000,000, and cover a range of issues and approaches, including addressing vaccine hesitancy; ensuring healthy food distribution; improving mental health education for children; and the construction of a new 12-bed hospital facility to address complex behavioral health issues in those with dual psychiatric and physical disorders.

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey operates on a quarterly grant-making cycle.  The foundation received a record number of proposals for the quarter.

The grants awarded in the fourth quarter of 2021 are:

  1. $1,000,000 to Trinitas Health Foundation for HFNJ Center for Complex Psychiatric Disorders    
  2. $450,000 to Clara Maass Medical Center for OArm & Stealth Station
  3. $170,000 to Main Street Counseling for Expansion of Accessible Treatment Options
  4. $148,895 to Family Connections for Safe Space/Counseling & Support for LGBTQIA
  5. $110,794 to NJCRI for Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy
  6. $110,000 to FP Youthoutcry for The Hubb
  7. $100,000 to Caucus Educational Corporation for Role of Non-profits Advancing Health Equity
  8. $100,000 to City Green for Good Food Buck (SNAP)
  9. $97,170 to Planned Parenthood Northern, Central, and Southern NJ for Project One Step
  10. $97,408 to Jewish Family Service of MetroWest for Mental Health Education/Awareness
  11. $95,000 to NJ Performing Arts Center for Breaking the 4th Wall Year 3
  12. $75,000 to Montclair State University for Cardiac Risk Screening
  13. $60,000 to Summit Health Cares for Food, Health & Hope – Essex County Expansion
  14. $50,000 to American Cancer Society for Cancer Patient Transportation
  15. $50,000 to Lifetown for Umatter@Lifetown
  16. $25,000 to Sadie Nash Leadership for Physical Wellness Advisor
  17. $25,000 to All Stars Project of NJ for Operation Conversation: Cops & Kids

Last modified: December 10, 2021