Our Funds

The Summit Foundation supports a thriving local nonprofit sector that collaborates and innovates to find solutions. Since 2008, we have awarded $8.0 million through 510 competitive grants to 129 different tax-exempt organizations that serve our area.

Our grantmaking supports, but is not limited to, programs and initiatives aimed at:

  • Civic and community resource development
  • Children and adults with disabilities
  • College scholarships
  • Cultural programs and the arts
  • Educational programs for all ages
  • Food and housing security
  • Health and medical care
  • Public space improvement and conservation
  • Senior care and life-enrichment programming

Unrestricted General Fund

Numerous programs and projects providing services in Summit and surrounding communities

Cole-Matreyek Fund

Health-related programs and projects, with special focus on services to those who reside in Elizabeth, NJ

Ganner Family Fund

Children suffering from physical, mental, or emotional disabilities who are 15 years and younger

Ann P. Neupauer Fund

Research in the areas of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and other health-related fields

Gene Fox Recyclers Fund

Recycling, conservation, and environmental projects and programs