Since 1996, OceanFirst Foundation has built a solid reputation as a good neighbor providing grants that help families, organizations, schools and communities in Central New Jersey.

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Thanks New Jersey Monthly Magazine!

We want to thank New Jersey Monthly Magazine for selecting OceanFirst Foundation and OceanFirst Bank as a recipient of their Great Oak Awards which honor the state's most philanthropic companies. We're showcased with the other awardees in the December 2014 issue. Pick up an issue and check it out.

Recent News

Home Runs for Heroes is a Big Hit!

The Lakewood BlueClaws scored big this season for our Home Runs for Heroes partners and as a result, ten local charities that serve veterans and members of the military received $34,000 in grants from the Foundation.


Scholarship Helps Local Student Design Her Future

Congratulations to Kimberley Gokberk of Neptune City, NJIT sophomore and 2014 recipient of the Carl Feltz, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, established by the Foundation in 2011, honors the contributions of long-time Board member, Carl Felt...


WOW - Our Inaugural Charity Challenge on Crowdrise Raises $286,747

We're excited to announce that our CrowdRise Challenge for Jersey Shore nonprofits raised a whopping $286,747! With $15,000 in grants and lots of extra prizes up for grabs, 70 charities battled it out right up until the final minute.


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