PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of New Jersey (DDNJ), has announced that two Morris County based organizations are the recipients of grants totaling $220,000 to support the oral and overall health of communities in New Jersey. Zufall Health Center of Dover will receive $65,000 to cover lab fees and patient care for veterans as part of the organization’s Smiles for Our Heroes program serving 300 veterans across Morris County. The organization also will receive $55,000 to support the establishment of a dental assistant training program in north, west and central New Jersey that will educate up to 50 dental assistants, who will provide services to children and seniors. The Foundation for Morristown Medical Center will receive $100,000 for dental supplies, restorative materials, and lab fees for uninsured and underinsured seniors, children, and those with developmental disabilities who are treated at the state-of-the-art Leonard Szerlip Dental Center.
The Mimi Washington Starrett Foundation is proud to announce the inaugural grant cycle! Grant applications will be accepted soon! (March 1, 2022 – April 15, 2022) The Mimi Washington Starrett Foundation’s mission is to provide grants to nonprofit organizations that have a meaningful impact on the well-being and economic development of the greater community, including those that address issues surrounding health, addiction, and homelessness; animal welfare; equal education opportunities; access to the arts; and environmental and historical preservation.
Jan. 28, 2021 - For Immediate Release - The Morris County Small Business Grant Program will begin accepting on-line applications at 8 a.m. on Feb. 14, 2022, Valentine’s Day, to aid local small companies, entrepreneurs and non-profits impacted by the pandemic. Details may be found at morriscountysmallbusinessgrant.com on eligibility guidelines, supporting documents required to submit an application and more. The webpage contains a countdown clock to when the application portal will open, and applicants will find the application portal on the same webpage when the system is activated at 8 a.m. Feb. 14.
The program will provide grants of up to $15,000 to reimburse small businesses and non-profit organizations for specific pandemic recovery expenses incurred on or after March 3, 2021 – a timeline established under the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which is the source of the funding.
Florham Park N.J. – Oct. 28, 2021 – A new grant program for businesses negatively impacted by COVID is now available from the Fortis Foundation, the charitable arm of The Fortis Agency. Grants may be applied for via the Morris County Economic Development Corp. (a division of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce) at https://www.morrischamber.org/fortisagencygrants.html.
To qualify, a business must have been in existence since March 2018, must have a minimum of 10 employees and must be in New Jersey, although preference will be given to those doing business in Morris County. The Fortis Foundations intends to distribute $40,000 in grants to a minimum of two businesses.
Two Northern NJ Black-Owned Small Businesses, Sweetpea Technologies and Mo’Pweeze Bakery to receive $10,000 Grant
February 5, 2021 – The New York Jets and Visa teamed up to reinforce their commitment to support black-owned small businesses, amplify black voices, and help provide financial stability to communities in need during these particularly hard times. The commitment hopes to further amplify the importance of local small businesses in the North New Jersey area, provide tangible support, and help bring financial stability to the communities that support the New York Jets.
TRENTON, N.J. (March 31, 2020) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will launch the application for its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9:00 am. A link to the grant program application will be posted on the State’s COVID-19 Business Information Hub. The grant program is part of a package of initiatives announced last week to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
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