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Q & A with OceanFirst’s WaveMaker of the Month – Debra Hall

We’re pleased to highlight our OceanFirst Bank colleagues who are making a difference with the Foundation’s nonprofit community... Read more

Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski II, Memorial Fund Will Have a New HERO Soon!

Everybody needs a HERO and soon a special four-legged friend will be on its way to help a wounded Veteran... Read more

Home Runs for Heroes Scores Big

Home Runs for Heroes was a big hit in 2019 with $38,000 in donations scored for charities that help... Read more

OceanFirst Foundation provides grants that help families, organizations, schools and communities in central and southern New Jersey.  If your organization is seeking a grant, you’ll want to determine if your project fits within our four core priority areas: Health and Wellness, Housing, Improving Quality of Life, and Youth Development and Education. Give us a call to chat about your ideas and we’ll guide you in the right direction.  Learn How to Apply

Arts & Cultural Grants

slider4 At OceanFirst, we recognize that supporting local arts and cultural organizations is key to the growth… Learn More

Good Neighbor Grants

slider3 OceanFirst Foundation has a strong commitment to helping our neighbors build their self-sufficiency… Learn More

Home Runs for Heroes Grants

slider6 OceanFirst Foundation is proud to team up with the Lakewood BlueClaws, a minor league team… Learn More

Major Grants

slider2 Requests for Major Grants, those more than $5,000 for program or project support, must address one… Learn More


scholarships Each year, the Foundation awards grants to local Colleges and Universities to provide scholarships… Learn More

Summer Camp Grants

Remember how much fun you had at camp as a kid? We’re excited to bring that joyful experience to young people…Learn More