About the Grunin Foundation

Mission

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).

Vision

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.

Values

Humility

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

Collaboration

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

Entrepreneurship

We are relentless in our pursuit to achieve our vision.

Authenticity

We believe in being genuine with our partners and grantees.

Transparency

We conduct our activities with complete and open transparency.

We're Building an Ecosystem for Economic Excellence

We achieve our mission and vision through our four pillar strategy. Each of these areas reinforces the others and builds a local economy ecosystem that supports both economic excellence and social innovation.

Our Areas of Work