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Q & A with OceanFirst’s WaveMaker of the Month – Catherine Farley

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

$400,000 in OceanFirst Scholarships Available – Apply Today!

Fantastic news for students in our footprint! We’re building upon our tradition of supporting higher education and youth development... Read more

40 Nonprofits Recognized for Acts of Kindness

Together with our friends at the Grunin Foundation and Townsquare Media, we’re delighted to announce the 40 extraordinary nonprofits... Read more

OceanFirst Foundation provides grants that help families, organizations, schools and communities in central and southern New Jersey.  If your nonprofit is seeking support, you’ll want to determine if your project fits within our four 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

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Good Neighbor Grants

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Home Runs for Heroes Grants

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Major Grants


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

Model Classroom Grants

The Model Classroom Grant Program supports K-12 schools that have the vision, creativity and desire… Learn More

OceanFirst 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… Learn More