The John A. and Margaret Post Foundation, Inc.

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Mission

The John and Margaret Post Foundation supports charitable organizations that benefit the quality of life for families and society in general, with a primary focus on organizations in northwest New Jersey and northeast Pennsylvania.

Application deadlines

April 1 and October 1

Program areas

Arts, culture and humanities
Education
Environment, animals
Health
Human services
Public/society benefit

States served

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Geographic limitations

The Foundation has a practice of primarily supporting organizations in northwest New Jersey and northeast Pennsylvania.

Types of support

Grants for capital needs and specific programs

Committee members

John Post
Margaret Post
Heather Villone
Rich Villone
Jon Post

The John A. and Margaret Post Foundation supports charitable organizations that benefit the quality of life for families and society in general, primarily in northwest New Jersey and northeast Pennsylvania.

Requirements

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the internal Revenue Code.
  • When submitting a grant application to the foundation, please focus on providing the pertinent information in an efficient and concise manner. Please do not submit an application that is overly explanatory or too lengthy.
  • When submitting a grant application to the foundation for a building project or repairs, the foundation requires contractor bids, estimates, and any other pertinent information be submitted via e-mail to grantadministration@wellsfargo.com in addition to your grant application. Please reference your application when e-mailing this information.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Grantmaking priorities

Priority will be given in the following order:

  • Organizations based in northwest New Jersey and northeast Pennsylvania
  • Capital needs
  • Specific programs

Average giving

Average grant size: $5,000 to $50,000
Average number of grants per year: 40

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by April 1 and/or October 1 to be reviewed at the semi-annual grant meetings that occur in May and November.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated e-mail confirming their submission.

Required agreements and reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects.

About the Foundation

The John A. and Margaret Post Foundation supports charitable organizations that benefit the quality of life for families and society in general, with a primary focus on organizations in northwest New Jersey and northeast Pennsylvania.