The Grotta Fund for Older Adults is a philanthropic fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ.
Grotta recognizes that people are living longer and generally healthier lives. With demographic shifts toward a larger population of individuals 65 and older, Grotta recognizes the urgency to prioritize aging issues, deepen vibrancy and inclusiveness in our towns, expand housing choices, and maximize opportunities for independence and well being. Our focus is in Essex, Morris, Union, Sussex, and eastern parts of Somerset counties.
Grant applications are solicited through an announced RFP or invitation-only basis, limited to 501c3 organizations, religious institutions, and municipalities.
In addition to making grants, the Fund takes pride in strengthening organizational capacity, fostering collaborations, and promoting collective impact among its grantees. We participate in funder collaboratives, to amplify impact and learning.