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The Columbia Bank Foundation is one of the Largest Private Foundations in New Jersey

Alongside Columbia Bank’s mission to serve the community, the Columbia Bank Foundation helps support local charitable causes and communities with grants on a sustained basis. Our goal is to make a difference in as many people’s lives as we can and to do our part to help make our communities better, stronger and safer.

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Housing Grant Program


We understand the fundamental importance of housing. Through our Housing Grant Program, we are dedicated to supporting initiatives that ensure access to affordable, sustainable, and safe housing options for all. Whether it’s temporary housing programs or opportunities for homeownership for low-to-moderate income individuals and communities, we are committed to making affordable housing available across the state. Applications for the Housing Grant Program will be accepted for $5,000 - $25,000.

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Community Grant Program


Our Community Grant Program is a testament to our commitment to uplift individuals and communities within our footprint. We identify community-based non-profits, civic organizations, businesses, and charities, to provide funding that fuels their impactful service initiatives. Applications for the Community Grant Program will be accepted for $5,000 - $15,000.

Charitable contributions from the Foundation will be focused on supporting the following major areas:

  • Community Investment and Economic Development
  • Financial Literacy and Education
  • Health and Human Services
  • Food Insecurity
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • The Arts
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Columbia Bank Proudly Partners with Clean Ocean Action

How to Apply for a Grant

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