It’s Time to Apply for Summer Camp Grants – Deadline is Feb. 15, 2021

January 3, 2021

Remember how much fun you had at camp as a kid? We’re super excited to bring that life-changing experience to young people this summer. We want to partner with the very best nonprofits in our footprint to provide $75,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships.

Past recipients have offered all kinds of fun, safe (in-person and virtual), and engaging activities including Scouting, farming, theater and youth empowerment. If your organization is selected to receive a Summer Camp Grant, then you get to award up to $250 to cover the cost of a camp experience for a local kid. How cool is that?

To apply for a 2021 Summer Camp Grant, click here and for instructions on completing the application, click here. Please note that applicant organizations must provide services within the OceanFirst Foundation footprint and have 501(c)(3) tax exempt status with the IRS. In addition, applicants should be registered in New Jersey as a charity and perform a certified annual audit if required to do so.

Organizations that have not previously received a grant from OceanFirst Foundation should first contact the Foundation office to be screened for eligibility.

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