COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund for Bergen County Grant Application
The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation and The Community Chest are collaborating on the COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund for Bergen County. This fund will provide one time only grants to support urgent funding needs of small 501 (C)(3) nonprofit organizations operating in Bergen County. Funding is unrestricted in use but must cover expenses related to increased demand for services and/or decreased funding as a result of COVID-19. These grants are NOT intended to support organizations with endowed funds.
Where to direct your request:
Please submit your funding request based on the towns in which you primarily operate. If your program services multiple regions, you may apply to both The Community Chest and Northern New Jersey Community Foundation.
Alpine, Bergenfield, Closter, Cresskill, Demarest, Dumont, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Harrington Park, Haworth, Northvale, Norwood, Old Tappan, Rockleigh and Tenafly: Applications for programs primarily servicing residents of these towns should be directed to The Community Chest, through their website, https://thecommunitychestebc.org/what-we-fund. Priority will be given to current grantees of The Community Chest. Grants will not exceed $4,000. Applications to The Community Chest must be submitted by April 22.
All Bergen County towns not listed above: Applications for programs primarily servicing residents in Bergen County towns not listed above should be directed to Northern New Jersey Community Foundation, www.nnjcf.org/covid-19-rapid-response-fund-for-bergen-county-grant-application/. NNJCF will also support nonprofit arts organizations and other nonprofit organizations providing arts programs and services in the county to build community engagement in a time of isolation. Size of grants will range from $1,000 to $10,000 with an average grant size of $4,000.