Elizabeth Wagner, Community Foundation Vice President, Development accepts the founding gift from the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber and Foundation representatives Pat Ryan (Chamber Chairman & Hopewell Valley Community Bank Chairman; Kristin Appelget, Princeton University, and chair of the PMRC Community Development Fund Advisory Committee; Melissa Tenzer, Careers USA and Chair of the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber Foundation; and Peter Crowley, [Past] CEO of the Chamber.

Established in 2013 with a gift of $500,000 from the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber Foundation, the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber Community Development Fund is an endowed fund dedicated to supporting not-for-profit organizations located in the Chamber’s five-county footprint.

Not-for-profit organizations that demonstrate a critical role in education, leadership, economic opportunity, and self-sufficiency may participate in an annual grant application process. Grant recipients are chosen by an advisory committee of Chamber members and confirmed by its Board of Directors with assistance from the Princeton Area Community Foundation.

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