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Environmental Endowment for New Jersey, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Environmental Endowment for New Jersey, Inc.

P.O. Box 3446

Trenton, NJ United States 08619-0446

Telephone: (609) 584-1593


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-04-30)

Assets: $5,886,567

Total giving: $229,551






Established in 1991 in NJ - The Environmental Endowment for New Jersey was incorporated in Apr. 1991 to receive and administer a $900,000 settlement of a court case brought under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and subsequently received $4.9 million in the settlement of five other cases.

Purpose and Activities

The endowment distributes funds from settlements of lawsuits brought to enforce compliance with the federal Clean Water Act. The projects funded must comply with the Court Orders entered in those cases and must have a clear and direct linkage to the waters impacted by the violations underlying the Clean Water Act enforcement cases. .

Fields of Interest

  • Environment
  • Natural resources
  • Oceans and coastal waters
  • Water resources
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants and migrants
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-04-30

Assets: $5,886,567 (market value)

Expenditures: $316,602

Total giving: $229,551

Qualifying distributions: $248,887