Frequently Asked Questions

How do we apply for a foundation grant?

You may apply online (preferred) or get a paper application from the offices of the Burlington County Times. Paper applications should be sent to the Foundation c/o Steve Todd, Burlington County Times, 4284 Route 130 North, Willingboro, NJ 08046 (609) 871-8151 prior to the deadline of September 30th.

What is the deadline for applications?

All applications must be submitted no later than September 30th of each year. Completed applications should be submitted online. If this is not possible, applications should be returned to the Foundation c/o Steve Todd, Burlington County Times, 4284 Route 130 North, Willingboro, NJ 08046 (609) 871-8151.

Do we need to submit our IRS exemption letter?

Yes. A copy of this letter must be submitted with your application.

Do you accept applications on-line?

Applyingonline is recommended. Clieck the 'Application' link above.

If we apply, when can we expect an answer?

Applications will be reviewed prior to the annual meeting on the 2nd Monday of November. Decisions will be made at that meeting and notification can be expected by December 1st. Checks may take 3 to 4 weeks to process.

Who do we contact for additional information or special inquiries?

You may contact the Foundation c/o Steve Todd, Burlington, County Times, 4284 Route 130 North, Willingboro, NJ 08046 (609) 871-8151 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

2016 ELLIS FAMILY FOUNDATION Grants

 

* 1,000.00 Alice Paul Institute  
* 1,000.00 American Red Cross  
* 1,000.00 Armed Forces Heritage House
* 1,000.00 BCCAP    
* 1,000.00 Bookmates    
* 1,000.00 Bread Of Life Food Pantry
* 500.00 Burlington County Institute Of Technology
* 500.00 Burlington County Library System
* 1,000.00 Providence House Food  
* 1,000.00 Providence House Domestic Violence
* 2,500.00 Christian Caring Center - Food
* 2,500.00 Christan Caring Center - Code Blue
* 1,000.00 Compassitonate Friends  
* 1,000.00 Deborah Hospital  
* 1,000.00 Doane Academy  
* 1,000.00 Emmanuel Cancer Foundation
* 1,000.00 Exhale Women's Fellowhip
* 1,000.00 Hold On To Education  
* 1,000.00 Moorestown Visiting Nurses
* 1,000.00 National Society Of Colonial Dames
* 1,000.00 Riverton Steamboat Landing Foundation
* 1,000.00 Rowan College At Burlington County
* 1,000.00 Samaritan Health & Hopsice
* 1,000.00 Samaritan Health & Hopsice
* 1,000.00 Servicios Latinos de Burlington County
* 1,000.00 Sisterhood    
* 1,000.00 Sisterhood    
* 1,000.00 Society St Paul - Bordentown
* 1,000.00 Society St Paul - Riverside
* 2,000.00 Society St Paul - Tabernacle
* 2,000.00 The Tender    
* 1,000.00 Underground Railroad Museum
* 2,000.00 Westfield Friends  
* 1,000.00 Woodford Cedar Run  
* 1,000.00 Your Grandmothers Cupboard

Who has received grants in the past?

2016 Foundation distributions:

  • Alice Paul Institute APPLI: College & Careers - $1,000
  • American Red Cross Southwestern NJ Chapter Red Cross New Jersey Blood Services Program - $1,000
  • Armed Forces Heritage House Project Armed Forces Heritage Museum Virtual Educ - $1,000
  • BCCAP Family Child Care - $1,000
  • BookMates School Partnership - $1,000
  • Bread of Life Food Pantry Bread of Life Food Pantry - $1,000
  • Burlington County Institute of Technology Education Foundation PRIDE program - $500
  • Burlington County Library System Foundation Early Learning Center - Beverly Branch - $500
  • Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton - Emergency & Community Services Essential Services - $1,000
  • Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton - Providence House Domestic Violence Services PHDVS Counseling Services Program - $1,000
  • Christian Caring Center Food - $2,500
  • Christian Caring Center-Code Blue Code Blue Shelter - $2,500
  • Compassionate Friends Therapeutic Riding Center PATH Premier Accreditation - $1,000
  • Deborah Hospital Foundation 2016 Indigent Patient Care for Burlington County - $1,000
  • Doane Academy Need Based Financial Aid - $1,000
  • Emmanuel Cancer Foundation Pediatric Cancer Family Services Program - $1,000
  • Exhale Women's Fellowship Not On Our Watch Emergency Motel Voucher Program - $1,000
  • Hold On To Education Foundation Inc. Hold on To Education Foundation Youth Career Mento - $1,000
  • Moorestown Visiting Nurses & Hospice Camp Firefly - $1,000
  • National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in The State of New Jersey Step Into New Jersey History Summer Camp - $1,000
  • Riverton Steamboat Landing Foundation Riverton Steamboat Landing Foundation Endowment - $1,000
  • Rowan College at Burlington County RSVP Program Burlington County Retired and Senior Volunteer Pro - $1,000
  • Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Low Socioeconomic Hospice Care - $1,000
  • Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Samaritan Center for Grief Support - $1,000
  • Servicios Latinos de Burlington County SELBUC- Homeless prevention Program - $1,000
  • SisterHood, Inc. City - Committed Intelligent Talented Youth - $1,000
  • SisterHood, Inc. Reading Tree - $1,000
  • Society St. Vincent dePaul - Bordentown Help Us Help Others - $1,000
  • Society St. Vincent dePaul - Riverside Food Pantry and Financial Assistance - $1,000
  • Society St. Vincent dePaul - Tabernacle Feed and shelter our community - $2,000
  • The Tender Tender Touch - $2,000
  • The Underground Railroad Museum of Burlington Co. The Underground Railroad Museum of Burlington Co. - $1,000
  • Westfield Friends School Singapore Math Professional Development - $2,000
  • Woodford Cedar Run Care and Treatment of Injured and Abandoned Wildli - $1,000
  • Your Grandmother's Cupboard Growing Our Outreach Destinations - $1,000

Total: $40,000

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