We celebrate our generous community.

In 2021, Community Foundation funds made grants totaling more than $19 million to support the critical work of nonprofits.

Community Foundation Operating Endowment Funds

An Operating Endowed Fund is a powerful, permanently restricted fund that provides critical annual operating support to the Community Foundation while producing investment returns growing the fund for the future.  The following very generous endowed funds have been set up to support the Community Foundation in perpetuity:

PACF Future Fund (which includes these sub-funds):

  • Blair – Reichelderfer Fund
  • Alexander K. & Sara L. Buck Fund
  • Judith & William Burks Endowment Fund
  • Stuart Carothers Operating Endowment Fund
  • Skip & Gail Cimino Fund
  • Gordon Danser Operating Endowment Fund
  • Field Family Fund
  • Robert Y. Garrett III Fund
  • Moore Gates Jr. and Audrey W. Gates Operating Endowment Fund
  • Thomas & Archer Harvey Fund
  • Herbert and Mary Hobler Operating Endowment Fund
  • Evelyn V. Johnson – Thomas Gardner Paynter Endowment Fund
  • Nancy W. Kieling Fund
  • McNeilly Family Fund
  • William & Dorothy Noonan Fund
  • Roddy Scott Fund
  • John & Marcia Shackelford Operating Endowment Fund
  • Frank E. Taplin Jr. Fund

Donor Advised Funds

Fund donors make grant recommendations

*Bold type designates endowed funds set up to support our communities today and forever.

2125 Pelican Fund
Herbert and Fay Abelson Fund
Alsup Family Fund
Rebecca Annitto’s Service Opportunities for
Students (SOS) Fund

Anonymous (20)
Aprovecha Fund
Susan and Charles Artandi Fund
Gabriel Asfar Fund
Aspire Fund
David J. Bachner Memorial Fund
Baldwin-Sieck Family Fund
Nancy Becker Fund
Katherine Benesch Charitable Fund
B. S. Berlin Foundation Fund
Richard & Jeanne Besser Family Fund
Blair Family Fund
Dr. Louis B. Boxer Memorial Fund
Boyer-Rohlf Family Fund
Henry and Barbara Broad Fund
Bromley Family Fund
Alexander K. and Sara L. Buck Fund #2
Caroline G. Buck Fund
H. R. Buck Fund
Harrison and Nancy Buck Fund
N. Harrison Buck Jr. Fund
Bunbury Company Fund in Honor of Samuel W.
Lambert III
The Bunbury Fund
Burke Foundation Fund
Judith and William Burks Fund
James and Kathleen Cahill Charitable Trust Fund
Neville & Marjorie Campbell Fund
Vincent and Sonia Canterelli Charitable Fund
Stuart Carothers Family Fund
Gilbert/Castellana Family Fund
The Champ’s Corner Fund
Chandler Family Fund
Change the World Fund
Chiang and Chin Memorial Fund
Stephanie Chorney Legacy Fund
Circle of Anonymity Fund
Morton and Donna Collins Fund
Jared Colon Memorial Fund
Connolly Taft Family Charitable Fund
Considine Family Fund
Michael Robert Damato Memorial Fund
Dawn Day Fund
D’Arcangelo and Dippold Family Fund
Giulana Grace D’Aria Memorial Fund
Jim and Jean Davidson Fund
David Dobkin and Suzanne Gespass Fund
Denny Knight Family Fund
Dobson Family Fund
Dodson Emerson Family Fund
Douglas Family Fund
Elizabeth J. Doverman & Ezra D. Rosenberg Fund
Egan Fund
Ellerslie Fund
Kurt W. Engelbert III Memorial Fund
Erickson Family Fund
F & K Fund
Fineburg Family Fund
Food for Thought – Haiti Fund
Ferencz Family Fund
The Fred and Gael Gardner Fund
Gibson Fund
Girgus/Chimacoff Family Fund
Dr. Linda Gochfeld Charitable Fund
Andrew and Carol Golden Fund
Gordon Family Fund
Gray Family Fund
James Q. Griffin Memorial Fund
Margaret Griffin & Scott Sillars Fund
Gordon and Llura Gund Fund
Gordon and Llura Gund #2 Fund
John and Margaret Harper Fund
Harris Family Fund
Harrison’s Smile Fund
Harvey Fund
Emily and John Harvey Fund
Katherine Hatton and Richard Bilotti Fund
Sylvia Taylor Healy Fund
Katherine Hempstead and Andrew Haughwout Fund
Elissa S. Herst Fund
Herbert W. Hobler Fund
Hodder Mahmoud Fund
Rush Holt & Margaret Lancefield Fund
Honu Nai’a Charitable Fund
Jonathan Horner Memorial Fund
Cynthia S. and William L. Horr Jr. Fund
James & Lynn Hyman Charitable Fund
Janssen Pharmaceuticals Bridge to Employment
J. B. Delta Fund
Jackson Family Fund
Allen N. and Ann L. Jones Family Fund
Pamela S. and John F. Kelsey III Fund
Kestrel Fund
Kieling Family Fund
Norman and Nancy Klath Fund
Klein Family Charitable Giving Fund
Knowledge Without Borders Fund
Koch/Gelertner Family Fund
The Kuau Hana Charitable Fund
Olivia Michelle Kuenne Rainbow Fund
Jeanne A. LaPlaca Fund
Michelle Larkin & Dawn Nee Family Fund
LAWsgiving Fund
Peter and Dorothy Lawson-Johnston Fund
Leder Fund
Lenel Education Fund
Syril Lerner Fund
Richard J. and Neil Ann S. Levine Fund
William and Nancy Lifland Fund
Lighte Grant Family Fund
Lumenaria Fund
Christine Macken Memorial Fund
Ronald and Helena Macklin Family Fund
May and Billy MacMillan Fund
Maggion Family Fund
Patricia & James Marino Foundation Fund
Reverend Joseph P. Marron C. M. Fund
Shirley and Art Martin Fund
Wade & LeeAnn Martin & Family Fund
David Mathey Fund
Mayhall Family Fund
Doug McCune Fund
Sean McGrath Fund
Hella and Scott McVay Fund
Miller Family Fund
D. P. Miller Fund
Minter – Yuan Family Fund
Meredith Moore and Steve Rabbe Fund
Margaret Morgan Fund
David S. Mulchinock Fund in Memory of Rolf &
Margot Polack
Alexandra Marty Murphy Fund
Music Together Education Fund
Martha L. A. Norris Fund
O’Hara Family Fund
Oakbank Giving Fund
Ober Family Fund
One Vet @ A Time Fund – Project OVAT
Otto Family Advised Fund
J. A. Padhoven Fund
Jeremy & Danielle Perlman Family Fund
Els and Peter Paine Fund
Parmar Family Fund
Poplar Avenue Fund
Elly and Giorgio Petronio Fund
Physician and Patient Asthma Education Fund
Plough – Valentine Family Fund
PNC Fund
Allen D. and Rhona W. Porter Fund
Pratt Family Fund
PMRC Community Development Fund
Princeton Hook & Ladder Company Fund
Princeton September 11th Memorial Fund
Princeton Transit Trust Fund
Protage Charitable Fund
Ravindranath Fund
Reichelderfer-Blair Fund
Politziner Reitman Fund
Rittenberg Dyer Family Fund
John & Kathryn Rizzo Fund
Roberts Family Fund
Robert’s Rule Fund
Robichaud Fund
Diana Rochford Memorial Fund
Julie Luster-Roell & William Roell Fund
Rosso-Maguire Fund

Russo Philanthropic Fund
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President’s Grant Fund
RWJF Special Contributions Fund
Ryan Donor Advised Fund
Sanderson Family Fund
Sapoch Family Fund
Schaeder/Batterman Family Fund
Bill & Ashley Schofield Family Fund
Schreyer Fund
Schwartz Family Fund
Shackelford Family Fund
Reshmi & Mahmood Siddique Fund
Martin Siegel Community Fund
Sienkiewicz Family Fund
Sigal Family Fund
Simone Family Fund
Spinner Family Fund
Stark & Stark Philanthropic Fund
Ellen and Albert Stark Foundation Fund
Austin C. and Ann P. Starkey Fund
Sandra Starr Local Journalism and Research Fund
Fritz Stern Fund
Doris Stewart McDaniel Family Fund
Warren and Andrea Stock Family Fund
Stone Family Fund
Bill Stowe & Karin Trainer Fund
Rush Taggart Fund
Penny and Ted Thomas Fund
Troll Family Fund
Twenty-Five Dollar Fund
Ullmann Family Fund
Vakkas Fund
Anne VanLent Fund
Martha and George Vaughn Fund
Wailoo-Isenberg Fund
David and Karen Waldman Fund
Wallace Fund
John D. Wallace Jr. Memorial Fund
Wallace-Gibson Grandchildren’s Fund
Cathryn and Roger Waters Fund
Theodora and Fong Wei Fund
Weidner Family Fund
Virginia L. & Jonathan Weiner Charitable Fund
Karen Wells Family Fund
F. Helmut and Caroline S. Weymar Fund
Wingmead Trust
Myra and Van Zandt Williams Jr. Fund
Donald and Susan Wilson Fund
Winant Family Fund
Bob and Barbara Wolfe Charitable Fund
David T. Zing Memorial Fund

Designated Funds

Providing recurring gifts to one or more nonprofits

*Bold type designates endowed funds set up to support our communities today and forever.

Alicia Cascallar Memorial Fund
Alexander Michael Dodson Memorial Fund
Hamilton Park Montessori School Fund
Hobler Tribute Fund
Rush Holt & Margaret Lancefield Designated Fund
J. Seward Johnson Sr. Environmental Education
J. Seward Johnson Sr. Princeton Recreation
Scholarship Fund
Carol A. King Fund
Chris Lokhammer Fund of the Fund for Women and Girls
MacMillan Fund for the Arts
Martin Family Fund
Shirley Martin Fund
Margaret Mayhall Moore Fund
PHS Class of 1968 Scholarship Fund
Aimee Eve Polak Memorial Fund
Province Line Fund
Religious Ministries PHCS, Inc. Endowment Fund
Arnold E. Smolens Memorial Fund
Lloyd H. Snyder Music Fund
Martha MacGoey Sollenberger Memorial Fund in
   Honor of Marcia Wood, Founder, Trenton
   Community Music School
Spirit of Princeton Fund
Leslie “Bud” Vivian Memorial Fund
Wallace Fund

Field of Interest Funds

Supporting specific areas of charitable interest, such as health, the arts, education or the environment

*Bold type designates endowed funds set up to support our communities today and forever.

COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund
Fair Redistricting in New Jersey Fund
Glass Impact Fund
Kuser Arts Fund
Mental Health Fund
Minter-Yuan Family Endowment for Community Places

Next Gen Giving Circle Fund
New Jersey Arts & Culture Renewal Fund
George W. Prall Fund
Princeton Youth Fund
Trenton Arts Endowment Fund
Fund for Women and Girls

Scholarship Funds

Tuition support and recognition to area students

*Bold type designates endowed funds set up to support our communities today and forever.


Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J.
Frank Scholarship Fund
Bethany Scholarship Fund
Frank Clark Memorial Fund
Frank, Ada, and Elizabeth Compton Scholarship
M. Elizabeth Cordwell Scholarship Fund
Shirley Irons Forrest, Class of 1938 and John R.
Forrest, Class of 1937 Memorial Scholarship Fund
Thomas George Fund
Sandra M. Glazier Memorial Fund
A. Myrtle Hensor Teaching Scholarship Fund
Institute for Advanced Study Pre-School Scholarship
William F. Johnson Jr. Fund
Lion Woodward Education Fund of the Rotary Club
of Trenton
Louise Maas Allied Health Professions Scholarship
Ronald and Helena Macklin Scholarship Fund
Michael McGarry Skowronek Memorial Scholarship
Mary Elliott Wislar Memorial Scholarship Fund

Nonprofit Funds

Enabling nonprofits to partner with us and benefit from our investment experience and capacity-building guidance

*Bold type designates endowed funds set up to support our communities today and forever.


101, Inc.
Abilities of Northwest Jersey
Anonymous (2)
ARC Mercer
Arm in Arm
Arts Council of Princeton
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County
David & Stacey Anderson Boys & Girls Club Fund
– Hilton & Lorraine Anderson Boys & Girls Club Fund
– Lewis & Carolyn Coleman Family Boys & Girls Club Fund
– Lois Dilts Coleman Boys & Girls Club Fund
David Der-Arakelian Boys & Girls Club Fund
– Moore Gates Jr. Boys & Girls Club Fund
Sheehy & Molinelli Boys & Girls Club Fund
– Herbert F. Moore Boys & Girls Club Fund
Princeton Soccer Association Boys & Girls Club Fund
Mary Reed Boys & Girls Fund
Thomas Edison State University Boys & Girls Club Fund
James A. Vinson Family Boys & Girls Club Fund
Capitol Harmony Works
D&R Greenway Land Trust
Girl Scouts of Central & Southern New Jersey
Grounds For Sculpture
Historic Morven
Junior League of Greater Princeton
Lawrence Township Education Foundation
Lead New Jersey
Mercer Street Friends
NAMI Mercer
National Junior Tennis & Learning of Trenton
New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute
New Jersey Council for the Humanities
New Jersey Policy Perspective
New Jersey Press Foundation
Friends of the New Jersey State Museum
PEI Kids
People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos
Plainsboro Free Public Library Foundation
Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central &
Southern New Jersey
Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey
Princeton Charter Foundation
Princeton Community Housing
Princeton Education Foundation
Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad
Princeton Nursery School
Princeton Pro Musica
Princeton Public Library
Friends & Foundation of the Princeton Public Library
Princeton Recreation Department
Princeton Senior Resource Center
Princeton Symphony Orchestra
Rotary Club of Princeton Foundation
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals
Senior Care Services of NJ
SERV Behavioral Health System
Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
The Suppers Program
Trent House Association
Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
Trenton Cyrus Foundation
Trinity Church
United Way of Greater Mercer County
Van Harlingen Historical Society
The Watershed Institute
Waldorf School of Princeton
Westrick Music Academy
Work Environment Council of New Jersey
Young Audiences Art for Learning New Jersey &
Eastern PA

Community Grantmaking Funds

Sustaining our Community Grantmaking program

*Bold type designates endowed funds set up to support our communities today and forever.

All Kids Thrive Fund
Tristan Beplat Fund
Charles L. and Ann Lee Brown Fund
James E. and Diane W. Burke Fund
Judith & William Burks Community Grantmaking Fund
Jane M. Campbell Fund
Community Impact Grants Fund
Diane Dixon Fund
Educational Initiatives Fund
Environmental Fund
Liz Gray Erickson Fund of the Fund for Women &
Esther Y. Eure Fund
Fannie and Jim Floyd Fund
Founders’ Fund
Fund for Mercer County
Archer and Thomas Harvey Fund
Eleanor V. Horne Special Community Needs Fund
J. Seward Johnson Sr. Fund
McAlpin Fund
Nancy’s Fund
Nancy W. Kieling Fund II
LVC Fund
Leroy E. “Brick” Purvis Charitable Fund
Robert Wood Johnson III Fund
Barbara B. Smoyer Memorial Fund
Marjorie R. Smoyer Fund
Stanley C. Smoyer Fund
Speir Fund
Trenton Fund
Weymar Fund
Whitehead Fund
Willy N. Fund

For more information or support, please contact:

Marcia Shackelford
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Email Marcia Shackelford