About the Grunin Foundation


Our mission is to improve the quality of life for all members of our community by using philanthropy to drive economic excellence at the Central Jersey Shore (CJS).


Businesses and nonprofits work together in a thriving community where everyone has access to an abundance of exemplary arts, culture, education, healthcare and economic opportunities.



We always put our mission before our brand or personal interest.


We believe in working with a myriad of partners towards shared goals.


We are relentless in our pursuit to achieve our vision.


We believe in being genuine with our partners and grantees.


We conduct our activities with complete and open transparency.

We Understand Equity Is A Prerequisite For Economic Excellence

We cannot achieve economic excellence without the full participation of every member of our community, including those on the margins of our society. For us this means addressing structural racism head on and working with others to disrupt systemic inequality.

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