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The Commonwealth Club is one of New Jersey's oldest social clubs, established in 1904. Located in Upper Montclair, NJ we are one of the most affordable private clubs in the country.

Community Outreach News

Club Supports Human Needs Food Pantry

Since 1982, the Human Needs Food Pantry has provided food, clothing and other services to people in Montclair and neighboring communities. Its clients include families and singles who are elderly, disabled, home-bound, unemployed or underemployed — the working poor. Federal guidelines based on income determine eligibility.

In June, when word went out the Food Pantry’s shelves were empty, as often is the case when vacation time rolls around, representatives of the Commonwealth Club’s Community Chest acted quickly, contributing $500 to the organization. Club members also shopped, collected and delivered much-needed staples to the nonprofit’s 9 Label St. location in Montclair.  More…

Club News

Top MHS Student-Athletes Awarded
2015 Commonwealth Club Scholarships

This year’s Commonwealth Club/Karl Gabriel Memorial Scholarship recipients, Christina Sokolic and Owen Daly-Smith, have two things in common: Academically, both were ranked in the top five of their Montclair High School graduating Class of 2015. And both were superb athletes, rowing crew for the Mounties.

So it should come as no surprise they wound up at outstanding colleges, Christina at the College of William & Mary, and Owen at Wesleyan University. The club scholarships — $500 grants given annually to a female and male senior — are awarded to concerned young adults whose academic achievement, community spirit and actions inspire others. The scholarships are named for the late long-time treasurer of the club. Founded in 1904, the Commonwealth is one of the oldest social clubs in New Jersey.    More…

Rent the Club

Located in the heart of Upper Montclair, the club is a great place for parties and events. Whether your invitations are going out to 25 — or 250 — consider the Commonwealth Club and its turn-of-the-century charm. After the most extensive renovations in its 111-year history, the club remains one of the coolest gathering spots around. Come see for yourself.