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Environmental Endowment for New Jersey, Inc.

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How To Apply

Please verify that all requested items are included in your proposal by using the check boxes on the Cover Page. If there are missing items, your proposal may be disqualified.  DO NOT attach a cover letter.  Please submit the following items in this order – staple all pages together (do not use paper clips).

 Complete COVER PAGE full.  Link to Cover Page in the header above.

Categories: select one of the following categories (see Grant Guidelines for a description of each category).

1.     Traditional Grant

2.     Small Grant

3.     Three-Year Grant

PROPOSAL NARRATIVE –  (no more than 4 sheets of paper – can be printed on both sides for a total of 8 pages of text.)

1) Summary:  Briefly explain why your organization is requesting a grant, what outcomes you hope to achieve, and how you will spend the funds if a grant is made.  Include a brief summary of the organization’s history, mission and goals.

2) Purpose of Grant:  Describe the program for which you seek funding.  You must specify the municipalities that will benefit from the project.  List the strategies you will employ to implement your project and include the timetable for implementation.

3) Evaluation:  Explain how you will measure the effectiveness of your activities.  Describe your criteria for a successful program and the results you expect to have achieved by the end of the funding period. 


1)    Project budget

2)    501(c)(3) documentation, if applicable (only new applicants)

3)    Organization operating budget

4)    List of Board members

Submit 9 complete sets of proposal. (Please do not use folders, binders or plastic covers.)

 An organization may submit more than one proposal a year.  However, our policy is to fund only one proposal per organization per year.

 Deadline for proposal submissionsDecember 15.  Proposals postmarked after this date will not be accepted.

To be considered for a grant, last year grant recipients must email an Interim report (including financial report) no later than December 15 with a final report, including a financial report, due no later than May 1 to:  info@eenj.org.  Forms are available by clicking on Grant Reporting Forms link in header.


Mail* proposals to:

Environmental Endowment for New Jersey, Inc.

PO Box 3446

Trenton, NJ  08619-0446


*We would appreciate you using regular mail rather than overnight services or other special delivery services requiring a signature.  If you include a self-addressed, postage paid envelope with your proposal, we will send a confirmation when it is received.