Foundation / Corporation
Environmental Endowment for New Jersey (EENJ)
Grants to Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for regional, statewide, and local projects that benefit designated watersheds. Funding is intended for projects that benefit the tidally-related New Jersey Harbor-New York complex, including Hackensack, Raritan, and Passaic Watersheds, the Delaware River Basin, and the Schuylkill Valley.
All grant proposals shall be limited to focusing on one or more of these three areas:
Grants will be offered in the following categories:
Applicants should describe with as much specificity as possible how their project will mitigate environmental impacts on the watersheds identified below. Applicants should also specify the municipalities that will benefit from the project.
GrantWatch ID#: 176978
EENJ funds approximately 15 to 20 organizations per year. A maximum of three (3) Three Year Grants may be awarded per year: two grants will be in the NE Metro area inclusive of the PVSC area and one grant to the Delaware River Basin.
- Traditional: The Maximum grant amount in this category is $20,000.
- Small Grants: Maximum grant amounts for this category will be $7,000.
- Three Year Grants: Maximum grant amount is $20,000 per year.
The average grant is in the range of $7,000 to $20,000.
Grants usually cover a 12 month period (except for Three Year Grants).
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Joan E. Burkholtz
Phone: (609) 584-1593
Fax: (609) 584-5341
Mail proposals to:
Environmental Endowment for New Jersey, Inc.
PO Box 3446
Trenton, NJ 08619-0446
USA: Delaware; Maryland; New Jersey; New York City; New York; Pennsylvania