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Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits in Eligible Communities
to Address the Basic Needs of Impoverished Children

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH)

Deadline Date:

12/21/18 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to New Jersey nonprofits for programs that address the basic needs of impoverished school-aged children in grades PreK-8. Eligible projects are those that serve the communities of Livingston, East Orange, Millburn, Maplewood, Orange, Short Hills, South Orange, Springfield, and West Orange.

Programs should further JLOSH’s new “Fill the Need Initiative”. This initiative focuses on addressing the basic needs of low-income children in the joint service area through community work dedicated to closing the gap on food insecurity, school supply gaps, essential clothing and basic hygiene needs of school-aged children (PreK – 8th grade) living in poverty.

JLOSH believes that when these basic needs are met, it can help low-income children focus their energy on succeeding in school and building a more secure future.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182506

Estimated Size of Grant:

In the coming year, grants ranging in size from $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility is reserved for non-profit organizations that demonstrate tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501. Funding to individuals will not be considered.

Excluded from consideration are the following types of activities:

- Contributions to an organization’s general operating fund;
- Contributions for fundraising activities or capacity building (e.g., membership drives, fundraising database, etc.);
- Contributions for marketing or advertising activities

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, October 15, 2018. Applications must be completed in entirety, including all requested supporting materials by December 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

The JLOSH Grants Committee anticipates reviewing all materials and contacting applicants for site visits by March 2019.

JLOSH grant recipients will be announced in the spring of 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application:

Amy Straub

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey: East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Millburn, Orange, Short Hills, South Orange, Springfield, and West Orange