The Pleasantville Neighbors' Fund is a community fund dedicated to supporting the Pleasantville Food Pantry and helping Pleasantville residents and members of the PUFSD family in need of rent or mortgage assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak.

This fund is not intended to cover business losses or personal expenses.


Applications are currently paused while we solicit additional donations and Phase II and Phase III businesses continue to open.

All applications will be done electronically. Applications received by the 14th will be reviewed for grants paid by the end of that month. Applications received after the 14th will be considered for grants paid in the following month. Applications will be considered in the order they are received. If an eligible application cannot be funded, it will automatically be considered for the following month.


  • Applicants must be either
    • a resident of Pleasantville with a 10570 zip code (proof of residency required);
    • a family with a child in the Pleasantville school system (proof of school registration required); OR
    • a current staff member of the Pleasantville school system (proof of employment required.
  • Funds must be used toward residential rent or mortgage payments only.
  • Applications are limited to one application per household per month.
  • Applicants need to show evidence of loss of income (email, text, letter, contract cancellation, etc.) due to COVID-19.
  • Applicants need to show evidence of rent or mortgage obligations (lease, mortgage statement, etc.).


Eligible applicants can apply monthly as long as funds are available and the COVID-19 crisis lasts.