Nonprofits: Deadline Approaching For $1.2M PSE&G Foundation Grants

Eligible nonprofits have until June 30 to apply for $1.2 million in PSEG Foundation grants as part of the 10th annual Neighborhood Partners Program (NPP).

Founded in 2014, the NPP was established to provide grant funds for organizations demonstrating effectiveness and alignment with PSE&G Foundation’s three strategic pillars: environmental sustainability, social justice, and equity and economic empowerment.

“At the PSEG Foundation, our mission is to realize a world of compassion and generosity. As the Neighborhood Partners Program celebrates a decade of impact, it stands as a testament to the dedication and passion of our partners,” said Calvin Ledford Jr., President of the PSEG Foundation.

To access the 2024 NPP application portal and begin your application, please click here.

  • A Selection Committee will evaluate all applications.
  • Awardees will be selected based on demonstrated program effectiveness, depth, breadth, and overall alignment with the PSEG Foundation strategic pillars.
  • Grant awards range from $500 to $15,000.
  • All applicants will receive a notification of approval or declination starting in mid-September and through November 2024 from

Eligible 501(c)(3) organizations can learn about the requirements and apply at

“Thanks to your support, we’re advancing toward a future where all communities have access to financial stability and long-term opportunities. Together, we’re nurturing the environment for generations to come. If you share our vision and seek to make a difference, we invite you to join us and apply,” Ledford Jr added.

About Past Awardees

Cathedral Kitchen is grateful for the generous support from the PSEG Foundation,” said Carrie Kitchen-Santiago, executive director. “Their commitment to our Culinary Arts Job Training Program provides unemployed and underemployed individuals with the opportunity to build meaningful careers and transform their lives and their families’ lives, while positively impacting our community.”

“The longstanding support HiTOPS has received from the PSEG Foundation has had a significant impact on our ability to provide essential education, social support and resources to LGBTQ+ youth and their parents,” said Lisa Shelby, executive director.“These services and programs have a hugely positive impact on the physical, social and emotional health of young people. We are so appreciative of the PSEG Foundation for helping to ensure that young people and their families have the resources, information and support we all need to live our best lives.”

“We are grateful for the over 20 years of support the Great Swamp Watershed Association has received from the PSEG Foundation. The support was indeed the ‘foundation’ of our extraordinary environmental education program,” said Sally Rubin, executive director.

“We now educate over 2,500 students, as well as over 2,000 adults annually. It is through generous partners like PSEG that we can all truly make a difference in our communities,” Rubin said.

“The Newark Community Street Team reduces violence in many ways, one of which is bringing healing and beauty to the neighborhood we serve,” said Aqeela Sherrills, co-founder and board chair.

“We have just finished construction on our Trauma Recovery Center and the $11,000 we received from the Neighborhood Partners Program since 2011 is supporting the development of a Healing Garden on the grounds. We appreciate the support,” Sherrills said.

About the PSEG Foundation

The PSEG Foundation is committed to creating more inclusive, sustainable, and equitable communities for all. As part of the commitment to social value, the PSEG Foundation announced its new strategic pillars of environmental sustainability, social justice, equity, and economic empowerment in April 2022. In 10 years since the inception of the Neighborhood Partners Program (NPP), the PSEG Foundation has made great strides with affecting change in the communities it serves. Through the NPP, the PSEG Foundation aims to partner with organizations that are transformative, leading change on issues impacting our communities and working towards collaborative solutions.