SH&WF Announces $268,420 in Grants

The Salem Health and Wellness Foundation has announced $268,420 in grant funds awarded to local organizations in the first Quarter of 2018.

Five organizations were awarded capacity building grants focusing on fundraising, strategic planning, financials, board development and secession planning. This work will greatly enhance their ability to serve their clients. Awards were made to YMCA of Salem County, FamCare, Inc., Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, to Meals on Wheels of Salem County and Habitat for Humanity of Salem County.

Additional grants were awarded to Daytop-NJ, Community Outreach, Stand Up for Salem, Mary S. Shoemaker School and Salem County 4-H. These awards will support adolescent health and education, a community health fair and physical activity through 5K events.

“Our partnership with local organizations support various programs and services that reach residents both young and old,” stated Brenda Goins executive director. “Building the strength of our nonprofit providers through capacity building will assist them as they seek sustainability in their endeavors.”