Mission: Strengthening the community through partnership, leadership and philanthropy
Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Community Chest Grantees!
The Board of Managers of The Community Chest is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2015-6 Annual and Impact Grants. Proposals were submitted by each of these agencies and reviewed by The Allocations Committee of the Community Chest who made the final recommendations to the Board. Two types of grants were funded: Annual Grants and Impact Grants. Descriptions of each of these grant types may be found on The Community Chest’s website in the Grantees section.
Bergen Family Center
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Calvary Cares Community Development
Center for Food Action
Center for Hope and Safety (Formerly Shelter Our Sisters)
Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Flat Rock Brook Nature Association
Friends of the John T. Wright Arena
|JCC Thurnauer School of Music
Office of Concern of St. Cecilia’s Church
Planned Parenthood of Greater Northern NJ
Saint Paul’s Choir
Tenafly Nature Center
Urban League of Bergen County
Vantage Health Center
Visiting Homemaker Home Health Aide Service
Volunteer Center of Bergen County
Women’s Rights Information Center
YWCA of Bergen County
Impact grants were awarded to Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) and to Southeast Center for Independent Living (SESCIL). Click here to find out how they are putting your donations to work.
Many thanks to the members of The Allocations Committee:
Chair: Jasmine Jaswal
Members: Martin Huguley, Dawn Diaz, Orna Toumit, Linda Reiter, Mike Benedict and Jennifer Cordover
The Board is pleased to provide these grants and wishes all of the agencies the best of luck throughout the program year.
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Promoting New Leaders In Human Services Sector
The Community Chest is pleased to announce a new initiative that was created to promote the development of new leaders in the human services sector. The program will launch with the awarding of two scholarships to The Volunteer Center of Bergen County’s Bergen Leads program. Bergen Leads is a 10-month civic leadership and learning program for adults who live or work in Bergen County.
The first two recipients of these coveted scholarships are Glenda Smith Ledgewood, NJ and Dan Park, Tenafly, NJ. Click here to learn more about these commmunity leaders!