(left to right) Sharon Reddin, Columbia Bank’s Regional Vice President; Monarch Associate Kate Kelly, and Richard Brown, Monarch’s Executive Director.
Columbia Bank, through their Columbia Bank Foundation, has presented a $10,000 grant to Monarch Housing Associates. The community grant was used to underwrite their computer and technology upgrade program.
Monarch Housing’s mission is to expand the supply, accessibility and variety of affordable, permanent supportive housing through development, planning, policy and partnerships.
Said Monarch’s CEO, Richard W. Brown,
“We are grateful for this funding. The Columbia Bank Foundation’s investment in Monarch Housing provides for us to continue our computer and technology upgrade and allows our staff to continue its cutting edge work in creating affordable housing and ending homelessness.”
Monarch Housing’s mission is to expand the supply, accessibility and variety of affordable, permanent supportive housing through development, planning, advocacy and partnerships.
Headquartered in Fair Lawn, NJ, Columbia Bank has an asset base of approximately $4.6 billion and 44 full-service offices throughout New Jersey. Columbia Bank offers a wide range of consumer and commercial products, including online and mobile banking, localized lending centers as well as investment and wealth management services.
Created to serve the needs of local communities, the Columbia Bank Foundation provides grants and contributions to organizations recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The Columbia Bank Foundation actively seeks to provide support in four major areas: affordable housing programs, community investment and economic development opportunities, financial literacy and educational opportunities, and health and human services. Special consideration is given to programs that provide a measurable community impact.