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

December 10, 2021

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:

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