The Greater Essex Community Uplift Foundation, (The C.U.F.), was chartered November 2001 and has been an active force within the community, whose focus is to help to alleviate the societal ills that constrain the upward mobility of families and the enlightenment of young people. The mission of the Foundation is to ensure greater independence and empowerment of our surrounding communities through a program of philanthropy.
SINCE ITS INCEPTION, THE C.U.F. HAS PROVIDED OVER $280,000 IN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS TO MORE THAN 250 DESERVING MINORITY STUDENTS.