First Financial Federal Credit Union

The First Financial Foundation

Since 1994, First Financial Federal Credit Union has supported the Monmouth & Ocean County communities with the Erma Dorrer Scholarship Program. Today, that program has been extended into the First Financial Foundation to assist charitable organizations and it supports a variety of local programs within our community.

2016 Erma Dorrer Literary Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the four (4) deserving high school students who were selected to win a $500 Erma Dorrer Literary Scholarship:

  • Dylan Wisniewski - Brookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
  • Kelsey Quinn - High Point University (High Point, NC)
  • Lauren Harper - University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH)
  • Max Witkowski - Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)
Thank you to all the students who applied - we encourage you to apply again next year. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!


2016 Classroom Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following six educators who were selected to each win a $500 Classroom Grant for the 2015-2016 school year by the First Financial Foundation.

See each of the winners grant entry submissions on our blog at!


Support While You Shop with AmazonSmile!

You can support local students and educators in Monmouth & Ocean Counties when you shop on AmazonSmile. Start by visiting and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the First Financial Foundation. Be sure to search for "First Financial Foundation Wall, NJ" when searching for a charity. Register your account by clicking on the banner to the right - thank you in advance for your support!

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First Financial Foundation
P.O. Box 1172
Toms River, NJ 08754-1172

The First Financial Federal Credit Union Foundation is a non-profit working to support a variety of community programs and organizations throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties. We direct 100% of your contributions to programs because all administrative expenses are paid for by First Financial Federal Credit Union.