The James Kerney Foundation has a proud history of supporting programs involving education, housing, faith-based and other special interest groups in the greater Trenton, NJ, area.

Since its inception in 1934, the James Kerney Foundation has distributed several million dollars to support those who in need of a helping hand - supporting the legacy of James Kerney and the way he lived his life. 

The following are some examples of approved grants from the James Kerney Foundation:

Trenton YMCA

YWCA of Trenton

Fernbook Farm Educational Center


Meals on Wheels - Trenton


Boys & Girls Club of Trenton & Mercer County

James Kerney Campus at Mercer Community College

Mt. Carmel Guild

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK)

Catholic Charities of Trenton

Isles - Community Development and Environmental Organization

Projects Supported by the James Kerney Foundation
Photo Credit - Michael Mancuso/The Times of Trenton