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The Newark Early Learning Funders Group invites you to a special convening on Newark’s newest program for very young children, “Raising A Reader".
Audience: All Funders

Please join us for a joint Education Subcommittee and State Education Funders which will focus on PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readniess for College and Career), the new state assessment that will be deployed in March.

Audience: All Funders
The Newark Education Subcommittee will meet with representatives from the Newark Public Schools and also have time for in-depth funder discussions.
Audience: All Funders
Join your fellow grantmakers for a discussion of “Inside Newark” by Bob Curvin.
Audience: All Funders
Learn about several initiatives that are poised to improve outcomes for South Ward residents which comprises the city of Newark’s largest voting bloc and includes the legendary Weequahic Park and historic Weequahic and Clinton Hill neighborhoods.
Audience: All Funders
This meeting marks Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s first audience with grantmakers since his inauguration on July 1, 2014.
Audience: All Funders

Over the past seven years, the Newark Philanthropic Liaison has leveraged $50 million for Newark. Read more about the Liaison’s work in these reports.

Release Date: June 5, 2020

Newark is one step closer to its highly anticipated Guaranteed Income Pilot Program following the release of a report by the city, the Jain Family Institute and the Economic Security Project outlining findings and recommendations that would put more cash into residents’ hands.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Release Date: April 30, 2019

As public education in Newark undergoes another major transition, a new non-profit organization is launching with a bold vision for what’s possible. 

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: November 20, 2017

At the October Grantmakers for Education Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., the Newark Funders Education Committee presented a workshop called “How Not to Read the Prize” to a standing-room-only audience of national, regional, and local foundations.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

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