PO Box 1, New Vernon, NJ 07976
Phone: (973) 615-5478
email: lsellitto@gmail.com

About the Foundation

The Matthew C. Sellitto (MCS) Foundation was established after Matthew’s death on September 11, 2001, at age 23. The organization was created by his friends and family in an attempt to focus on Matthew’s life rather than his death and to accomplish something positive out of a tragic loss.

After the sudden death of Matthew’s brother, Jonathan, in March 2017, The Foundation is currently in the process of establishing an awards’ program in the area of culinary arts. Further details will be included in our forthcoming, updated Web site.

Since its inception in 2002, the Foundation has given awards to students attending various educational institutions including Middlebury College, NJIT, Harvard, Bucknell, Seton Hall Prep and Camp Dudley. In addition, endowment programs have been established at Seton Hall Prep, Wesley College and Providence College.

The Foundation is overseen by a group of dedicated individuals who contribute their time, energy and support to furthering the fundraising and scholarship programs.

Mission Statement

The MCS Foundation awards grants and scholarships to deserving young people demonstrating financial need, academic excellence, school participation and community service; it awards grants to educational institutions involved in organizing 9-11 service and remembrance activities in accordance with the guidelines set by the Federal law passed on April 21, 2009. The Foundation also supports other worthy causes that are representative of those that Matthew cherished during his life.