Grants

Category
Year 2020

ARTS By The People

Amount
$2,000
Category
, Arts & Culture
Year
2020

Summit Creative Writing Workshop

Boy Scouts of America Troop 67

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

Backpacking and tent camping equipment

Boy Scouts Patriots Path Council

Amount
$4,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Special Needs Scouting Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

Amount
$20,000
Category
, Educational Programs
Year
2020

Virtual Learning Program

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

Center for Hope Hospice

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

Therapeutic Temperature Control Initiative 

Community FoodBank of NJ

Amount
$49,000
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

General operating support

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
$31,334
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Fitness/movement and specialty classes for special needs youth

Connection for Women & Families

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

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

ECLC

Amount
$10,000
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Space renovations to meet social distancing requirements for PRIDE Program (serves adults with developmental disabilities)

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)

Friends of Summit Public Art

Amount
$8,500
Category
, Arts & Culture
Year
2020

General operating support

Good Grief

Amount
$16,250
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Nights of Support program

GRACE

Amount
$25,000
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Fresh food and toiletries

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

IMAGINE, A Center for Coping with Loss

Amount
$16,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Imagine University: training for communities and school districts to support youth experiencing loss

Literacy NJ

Amount
$8,000
Category
, Educational Programs
Year
2020

Adult ESL program conducted at Summit HS

Morristown Medical Center Foundation

Amount
$10,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) training for families of autistic children

Our House Foundation

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

Renovation of 4 residential facilities for developmentally disabled adults

Overlook Foundation

Amount
$26,640
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Community health pilot (year 2 of 3 year commitment)

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

St. Joseph Social Service Center

Amount
$6,500
Category
, Health & Medical Needs
Year
2020

Prescription assistance program 

Summit Area YMCA

Amount
$30,000
Category
, Civic & Community
Year
2020

Natural gas generator for The Learning Circle

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 Chorale

Amount
$2,000
Category
, Arts & Culture
Year
2020

Virtual music education and community singing opportunities

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 Speech School

Amount
$50,000
Category
, Children & Adults with Disabilities
Year
2020

Parent Infant Program

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

YWCA of Union County

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

PALS Program: Creative arts therapy program for child/adolescent witnesses/survivors of domestic abuse

Total $764,906