About Us

Chair Dean Janeway Retired President/COO Wakefern Food Corporation

Vice Chair George F. Heinrich, MD

Secretary Sandra Brown Sherman, Esq. Partner Sherman Wells Sylvester & Stamelman LLP

James M. Golubieski President

Aggie Worthington Vice President, Finance

Grant Application Program

Provides funding for research projects.

Bernards High School in Bernardsville (left) and Mary Help of Christians Academy in North Haledon (right) were the first recipients of the STEM education grants awarded by the Foundation for Health Advancement. Both schools are using the grants to advance and expand their existing STEM programs.

Apply for a grant

The Foundation for Health Advancement high school STEM grant program was designed to encourage and support innovative high school STEM projects. Grants are awarded through a competitive process. We are looking to fund projects that increase students’ knowledge and hands-on experience in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math.

Who can apply?

  • STEM faculty members at public or private high schools in New Jersey.*
  • High School STEM clubs supported by faculty members at public or private schools in New Jersey.

* All schools must have a 501(c)(3) Foundation to accept grant funding.

How do we apply?

  • Send your completed application as an attachment via e-mail to by the deadline time/date.
  • Grant requests will be accepted for projects up to $2,500 each.
  • We will accept applications from January 3, 2018 through 5:00 p.m. on April 30, 2018 for projects to be implemented in the 2018/19 school year.
  • All applicants must follow their school Policy & Procedures prior to submission.
  • Grant requests will be accepted for projects up to $2,500 each

Grant recipients will be notified by early June.

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