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Environmental Endowment for New Jersey, Inc.

  Deadline for email submission of 2024 grant proposals will be December 15, 2023

EMAILED proposal submissions ONLY!

Contact Information 

Joan E. Burkholtz 

Office Administrator

Grant Guidelines

Grants will be awarded to support local, regional or statewide environmental projects that will have a direct benefit in or near the tidally-related New York/New Jersey Harbor Complex, including Hackensack, Raritan and Passaic Watersheds, or in the Delaware River Basin or in the Schuylkill Valley (see Eligibility).  Projects in the Atlantic Coastal Basin or the Wallkill Basin are not eligible.

    Grant Purpose:  All grant proposals shall be limited to focusing on one or more of these three areas:

        Grants will be offered in the following categories:

        Note:  The Three Year category ranking will provide greater significance on measurable outcomes.  

        Definition of "Outputs and Outcomes".  The development of outputs and outcomes for each grant is a key component of the evaluation system in this category.  The following guidelines and examples should help clarify the relationships among outputs and outcomes.

        Grants usually cover a 12 month period (except for Three Year Grants).

        Preference will be given to non-profit environmental organizations that have an Internal Revenue Service 501(c)(3) designation.

        Funds will not be given to individuals, to endowments, for general operating, or for capital expenditures (building or renovation).