July 21, 2017 Share

PRCCCDF Announces Grant Opportunities for Non-Profits

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund Announces Grant Opportunities For Not-for-Profit Organizations

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund is accepting grant applications from local not-for-profit organizations. Established in 2013 with a gift of $500,000 from the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund is an endowed fund dedicated to supporting not-for-profit organizations located in the Chamber’s Central New Jersey five-county footprint.

For the fourth year, the grant pool will be increased through a generous contribution from the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation.  Not-for-profit organizations that play a critical role in education, leadership, economic opportunity, and self-sufficiency may apply. Grant recipients are chosen by a Chamber advisory committee and confirmed by the Princeton Regional Chamber Board of Directors with assistance from the Princeton Area Community Foundation.

Grant proposals are due to the Princeton Area Community Foundation no later than Thursday, September 15, 2017. All proposals must be submitted via the on-line application system.

Decisions will be announced at the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon meeting on November 2, 2017. A total of $30,000 in grants will be awarded in 2017. Organizations may apply for a grant of up to $10,000.

Guidelines and application information are available at http://pacf.org/princeton-regional-chamber-commerce-community-development-fund/

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Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization committed to promoting business growth within the Princeton Region and surrounding areas. The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber in Central New Jersey with more than 1,200 member companies and associations representing 250,000 employees and billions of dollars in annual revenue. Membership covers five NJ counties including Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Monmouth, and as far as New York, Philadelphia and Canada. More information about the Chamber can be found at www.princetonchamber.org.

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation –The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that exists to effectively focus the skills and resources of the greater Princeton business community on the critical civic, educational, scientific, cultural and economic development interests of the Princeton region. More information about the Foundation can be found at www.princetonchamberfoundation.org