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John P. Peterson Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-13

At A Glance

John P. Peterson Foundation

P.O. Box 164

Park Ridge, NJ United States 07656

Telephone: (201) 203-6225

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $1,746,929

Total giving: $74,728






Established in 1979 in NJ

Purpose and Activities

Scholarship awards for undergraduate study to financially needy students who are residents of NJ.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Undergraduate scholarships to high school seniors in NJ and the greater NY/NJ metropolitan area who are financially needy or who have a mental or physical disability to further their education at a college, university or an accredited trade or professional school of their choice.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Secondary education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Catholics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $1,746,929 (market value)

Expenditures: $100,017

Total giving: $74,728

Qualifying distributions: $82,221