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OceanFirst Foundation Awards $719K in Grants to 104 Nonprofits

OceanFirst Foundation, Toms River, has awarded $718,900 in grants to 104 New Jersey and Philadelphia nonprofits. Organizations will receive General Operating/Flexible Support Grants to help them meet organizational needs. Services include, but are not limited to, healthcare, crisis assistance, emergency response, homelessness prevention, hunger and poverty fighting programs, and job readiness services.

“Our partners are passionate about serving our neighbors, and we’re proud to present them with General Operating/Flexible Support Grants as we work together to uplift our communities,” shared Katherine Durante, executive director, OceanFirst Foundation. “Through unrestricted funding, our partners have the flexibility to adapt to evolving community needs. We are committed to empowering nonprofits and providing resources to neighborhoods served by OceanFirst Bank. I am confident that this year’s incredible grantees will make a positive and long-lasting impact.”

OceanFirst Foundation empowers organizations to think bigger, solve more problems, and make life better in the neighborhoods served by OceanFirst Bank. The foundation’s priorities include health & wellness, housing, improving the quality of life, and youth development and education. Since 1996, OceanFirst Foundation has awarded more than 9,000+ grants totaling more than $46+ million to nonprofits and schools within our footprint.

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