Bank Foundation Awards Grants To Local Organizations

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Northfield Bank Foundation has awarded a total of $95,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in New Jersey during 2009.

The following projects are among those supported by the Northfield Bank Foundation this past year:


  • CentraState Healthcare Foundation, Freehold – $15,000 grant for the expansion of the MS Center’s Wellness Program.
  • RWJUH Rahway Foundation, Rahway – $12,750 in organizational giving to support the mission of the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway Foundation.
  • Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy – $12,500 matching gift for the purchase of new state-of the art equipment for the Cardiology Catheterization Lab.
  • John F. Kennedy Medical Center Foundation, Edison – $10,000 grant to upgrade equipment in the Women’s Breast Center.
  • Saint Peter’s College, Jersey City – $10,000 grant to the Saint Peter’s College Scholarship Program.
  • Literacy Volunteers of Union County, Plainfield – $5,000 grant for the literacy program to assist immigrants living in all areas of Union County.
  • Middlesex County Community College, Edison – $5,000 grant for four $1,250 scholarships.
  • Woodbridge Community Youth Players, Woodbridge – $5,000 grant to help fund the 2010 production of Grease the Musical.

Other New Jersey organizations receiving grants in 2009 include: The Salvation Army, The Val Skinner Foundation, The Arts Guild of Rahway, United Way of Union County, and Woodbridge Township Arts Council.

The Northfield Bank Foundation was founded in November 2007 and supports not-for-profit organizations operating in the communities in which Northfield Bank does business – specifically Staten Island, Brooklyn and Central New Jersey.

Bank Foundation Awards Grants To Local Organizations

Diane Senerchia, executive director of the Northfield Bank Foundation (center) and John DePierro, Northfield Bank Foundation Board of Directors (right) present a donation for the purchase of cardiology equipment to Steve Toal, executive vice president of Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation. Photo courtesy of the Northfield Bank Foundation

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