Join Our Team!

November 17, 2017

The Foundation is currently seeking a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to join our team. The primary function of this position is to coordinate and collaborate to strengthen, design, and deliver a thoughtful, strategic and compelling marketing and communications effort that advances the priorities of OceanFirst Foundation and creates a greater awareness and deeper understanding of …

Home Runs for Heroes is a Big Hit

October 4, 2017

Home Runs for Heroes scored big this season with $43,000 in donations to charities that help veterans and local service men and women. Home Runs for Heroes is  our partnership with the Lakewood BlueClaws,  a minor league team of the Philadelphia Phillies, and Townsquare Media. Over nine seasons, $260,000 in grants have been awarded.   Home Runs …

The OceanFirst Charity Challenge Tops $500,000!

June 7, 2017

The OceanFirst Charity Challenge on Crowdrise has wrapped up for 2017 raising a record-breaking $503,115! In the past four years, our partners in the Challenge have raised an incredible $1.5+ million! More than 100 nonprofits from central and southern New Jersey competed in the Challenge vying for $30,000+ in grants and prizes provided by OceanFirst …

We’re Bringing Summer Fun to Kids with Camp Scholarships

June 1, 2017

Remember how much fun you had at camp as a kid? We’re excited to bring that joyful experience to young people this summer and have partnered with some of the very best nonprofits in our footprint to provide $85,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships. This years camps offer all kinds of interesting, safe and engaging activities …

Home Runs for Heroes Swings Back in Action

April 15, 2017

We’re pleased to announce the ninth season of Home Runs for Heroes, our partnership with the Lakewood BlueClaws,  a minor league team of the Philadelphia Phillies, and Townsquare Media. Over eight seasons, we’ve scored big for charities that help veterans and LOCAL service men and women with more than $200,000 in grants awarded.   Home Runs for Heroes provides …

2017 Grant Opportunity for Volunteer Fire & First Aid Squads

January 1, 2017

Deadline to Apply for 2017 Grants – November 1, 2017 Every day is a good day to salute and thank the countless volunteers who give their time and talents as fire and first aid responders, caring for the sick and injured and protecting and saving the lives and property of others. That’s why we’re pleased to …

We’re Expanding to Southern New Jersey

December 12, 2016

We enjoyed meeting so many new friends from nonprofits in southern New Jersey at our “Get to Know Us” event at Greate Bay Country Club on December 6th. We’re excited to begin our work in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Gloucester counties in 2017! If you missed the event, just give us a call and we’ll …

Check Out OceanFirst Foundation on Facebook and Twitter

December 12, 2016

Want to get the lastest foundation news, grant opportunities, grantee news and photos, special events and everything OceanFirst? Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Also, if your nonprofit has news it wants to share, give us a call at 732-341-4676 or email us at info@oceanfirstfdn.org and we’ll be sure to share it …

OceanFirst Helps Build with Habitat for Humanity

October 31, 2016

Our basic construction skills were put to the test this fall when we teamed up with two Habitat for Humanity  chapters on local build projects. Although the weather was stormy at Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity’s “Building Homes from the Heart” blitz build event at the Ocean County Mall, spirits were high as teams of volunteers including …