MORRISTOWN, NJ - Continuing its long history of service to the community, the Junior League of Morristown (JLM) is, for the second year, accepting grant applications from community non-profit organizations in the greater Morris and Somerset Counties. The JLM Grant Program provides community grant awards to non-profit community organizations to support projects that are consistent with the League’s mission, vision and impact area.

The organization's mission is to promote volunteerism, to develop the potential of women, and to improve communities through trained volunteers. Our vision is for women to be catalysts for community change and our impact area is to address the unmet needs of teens.

The JLM will begin accepting applications November 1st, 2019 with the final deadline of January 31st, 2020.  

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“The Junior League of Morristown is proud to be able to provide grants to nonprofits" said Jackie Palumbo, 2019-2010 Junior League President. "We were thrilled to start offering grants again last year and are excited to continue again this year.”

The grants awarded by the JLM help support non-profit organizations in a variety of ways including helping to fund their first year of operation and/or fund an event or organization that will create a significant community impact.

And last year’s recipients:

  • Visions and Pathways ($2,500)
  • Grow It Green ($500)

Previous award recipients include:  :

  • Roots and Wings ($15,000)
  • Women's Health and Counseling Center in Somerville ($20,000)
  • El Primer Paso in Dover ($25,000)
  • KO Boxing in Morristown ($5,000)
  • Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc., Morris County ($4,500)
  • Children's Cultural Arts Center ($3,000)
  • Children on the Green ($2,000)

Please note that grants will not be awarded for the purpose of funding staff positions or covering administrative costs, such as rent or other operational expenses. Also, grants cannot be used towards a non-profit agency or group’s annual campaign funds.

To download an application, please visit the JLM website at www.jlmnj.org and search under the heading Community Impact > Community Grants Program. Questions can be directed to grants@jlmnj.org.

 

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