BJ’s Charitable Foundation

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BJ's Charitable Foundation
Oct 9, 2015

Jessica Newman


BJ’s Charitable Foundation awards grants to organizations that support basic needs programs in the following areas:

  • Hunger prevention: Supports programs that work to alleviate hunger through the purchase of food, supplies and additional resources necessary to feed those in need. Funding will be disbursed to agencies, including food banks, soup kitchens, and food pantries.
  • Education: Supports programs that provide academic and vocational opportunities for the disadvantaged. These programs include the purchase of supplies for literacy skills, mentoring, tutoring and career development.

Funding is available to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that are recognized as a public charity by the IRS. The program must positively impact communities where BJ’s Clubs are located.

BJ's serves East Coast communities stretching from Maine to Florida, as well as west into Ohio. Funding is offered in 15 states.

Geographic coverage
Operates in 15 Eastern states
Amount of funding

Funds are allocated quarterly, giving more than $19 million to over 2,300 community organizations in the 15 states where BJ’s Clubs are located.

Application process

A link to the online application process is available on the program website.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed quarterly.

Tagged as
Food security and nutrition · Health screening · Housing and homelessness · Job training and adult education · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New York · North Carolina · Ohio · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · Virginia

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