Grants

Year Grants Made in 2020 (through June)

Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19 $150,000

Bridges Outreach

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis replacement volunteer time and food donations for the homeless

Connection for Women & Families

Amount
$35,000
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis-related help for ongoing expenses and to continue essential programming

GRACE

Amount
$2,875
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis response for food pantry items for Summit families facing food insecurity

SAGE Eldercare

Amount
$12,500
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Meals on Wheels program including Covid-19 crisis needs

Summit Area YMCA

Amount
$25,000
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis-related help for ongoing expenses and to continue essential programming

Summit Board of Education

Amount
$725
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis need for hotspot devices for families and students in need of internet access

Summit Downtown Inc.

Amount
$50,000
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis creation of Sustain Summit Fund to provide relief for small business owners and employees impacted by pandemic-related reductions and closures. Grant used for business-related recovery activities approved by the distribution committee

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad

Amount
$3,900
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis decontamination UV light machine for its vehicles

Arts & Culture $20,000

Visual Arts Center of NJ

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Arts & Culture
Year
2020

General operating support

Civic & Community $54,682

Boy Scouts of America Troop 67

Amount
$2,426
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Backpacking and tent camping equipment

CASA of Union County

Amount
$15,000
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Fostering Futures program, which connects adult volunteers with youth ages 14 to 21 to help them transition to independence

Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless

Amount
$6,041
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Bernice’s Place (after-school services for youth living in insecure locations)

Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Support for one month’s operations

Summit Conservancy/Free Market

Amount
$11,215
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Additional construction support for Summit Free Market, a student-run initiative that facilitates recycling

Children & Adults with Disabilities $81,334

Connection for Women & Families

Amount
$36,334
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Community service programs, including those serving the adult and youth special needs populations in therapeutic programs

Our House Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Renovation of 4 residential facilities for developmentally disabled adults

Paper Mill Playhouse

Amount
$5,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Autism-friendly theatre performances

Pillar Care Continuum

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Power wheelchair for students with disabilities

Winston School

Amount
$5,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Chromebooks to serve learning disabled students

Educational Programs $18,000

Literacy NJ

Amount
$8,000
Category
, Educational Programs
Year
2020

Adult ESL program conducted at Summit HS

Union County College Foundation

Amount
$10,000
Category
, Educational Programs
Year
2020

Operation Graduation, an advisory program that provides students with emergency grants, leadership training, campus employment, and mentors

Health & Medical Needs $85,000

Caring Contact

Amount
$15,000
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Support for suicide prevention and crisis hotline

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Laptops for electronic EMS call reports

Trinitas Health Foundation

Amount
$50,000
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Renovations to isolation rooms in pediatric psychiatric unit

Senior Care & Enrichment $50,000

SAGE Eldercare

Amount
$50,000
Category
, Senior Care & Enrichment
Year
Grants Made in 2020 (through June)

Meals on Wheels

$459,016

Boy Scouts of America Troop 67

Amount
$2,426
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Backpacking and tent camping equipment

Bridges Outreach

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis replacement volunteer time and food donations for the homeless

Caring Contact

Amount
$15,000
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Support for suicide prevention and crisis hotline

CASA of Union County

Amount
$15,000
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Fostering Futures program, which connects adult volunteers with youth ages 14 to 21 to help them transition to independence

Connection for Women & Families

Amount
$35,000
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis-related help for ongoing expenses and to continue essential programming

Connection for Women & Families

Amount
$36,334
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Community service programs, including those serving the adult and youth special needs populations in therapeutic programs

Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless

Amount
$6,041
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Bernice’s Place (after-school services for youth living in insecure locations)

GRACE

Amount
$2,875
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis response for food pantry items for Summit families facing food insecurity

Literacy NJ

Amount
$8,000
Category
, Educational Programs
Year
2020

Adult ESL program conducted at Summit HS

Our House Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Renovation of 4 residential facilities for developmentally disabled adults

Paper Mill Playhouse

Amount
$5,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Autism-friendly theatre performances

Pillar Care Continuum

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Power wheelchair for students with disabilities

Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Support for one month’s operations

SAGE Eldercare

Amount
$12,500
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Meals on Wheels program including Covid-19 crisis needs

SAGE Eldercare

Amount
$50,000
Category
, Senior Care & Enrichment
Year
Grants Made in 2020 (through June)

Meals on Wheels

Summit Area YMCA

Amount
$25,000
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis-related help for ongoing expenses and to continue essential programming

Summit Board of Education

Amount
$725
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis need for hotspot devices for families and students in need of internet access

Summit Conservancy/Free Market

Amount
$11,215
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Additional construction support for Summit Free Market, a student-run initiative that facilitates recycling

Summit Downtown Inc.

Amount
$50,000
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis creation of Sustain Summit Fund to provide relief for small business owners and employees impacted by pandemic-related reductions and closures. Grant used for business-related recovery activities approved by the distribution committee

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Laptops for electronic EMS call reports

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad

Amount
$3,900
Category
, Emergency Grants in Response to COVID-19
Year
Grants Made in 2020

Covid-19 crisis decontamination UV light machine for its vehicles

Trinitas Health Foundation

Amount
$50,000
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Renovations to isolation rooms in pediatric psychiatric unit

Union County College Foundation

Amount
$10,000
Category
, Educational Programs
Year
2020

Operation Graduation, an advisory program that provides students with emergency grants, leadership training, campus employment, and mentors

Visual Arts Center of NJ

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Arts & Culture
Year
2020

General operating support

Winston School

Amount
$5,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Chromebooks to serve learning disabled students

Total: $918,032