The New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) recently awarded $250,383 in Action Grant funding to sixteen organizations.Topic Grantmaking
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $1,335,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their June 2019 quarterly Board meeting.Topic Grantmaking
The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded more than $90,000 in scholarships to area high school and college students.Topic Grantmaking
The Victoria Foundation is giving $800,000 to organizations supporting projects at Newark public schools that fall outside of regular budgets during the 2019-2020 school year.Topic Grantmaking
Prudential Financial Inc. announced the Prudential Foundation has named a new president, effective immediately.
The Sixers Youth Foundation officially opened the doors to a new basketball court and education facility at the Jackie Robinson Community Center in Camden.Topic Grantmaking
A new report finds Newark’s public schools made substantial progress from 2006 through the final year of state control of Newark’s schools in 2018.Topic About Philanthropy
The company may be a technological force to be reckoned with, but Panasonic officials say their philanthropic bells ring nearly as loud.Topic Grantmaking
Newark Arts has announced $100,000 in grants to 33 local arts organizations, designed to drive deeper, more impactful and equitable support for disenfranchised communities.Topic Grantmaking
The Campbell Soup Company has announced grants to 31 nonprofit organizations across the country in the amount of $595,000 in total.Topic Grantmaking
The 2020 year for the Victoria Foundation will be a year of thought, planning, and strategic assessment to ensure their grantmaking continues to address the needs, challenges, and opportunities of Newark.Topic Grantmaking
The Campbell Soup Foundation has chosen its 2019 Community Impact Grant recipients, with 31 nonprofits receiving a total of $595,000 — including several organizations in the food company’s home city of Camden.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
As public education in Newark undergoes another major transition, a new non-profit organization is launching with a bold vision for what’s possible.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalNewark Funders
Prudential Financial Inc. said it plans to commit more than $180 million through 2025 to support the opportunity youth — approximately 350 million people aged 15-29 who lack access to school, training or regular jobs — with about a third of the investment going toward the Newark area.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Youth Development
At their first board meeting of the year, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation trustees in March approved $2.7 million in 60 grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations for work in the arts, education, environment, and informed communities.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEducationalEnvironment
The Nicholson Foundation, The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation and The Burke Foundation join New Jersey Department of Health in supporting the implementation of Centering as model of choice across five sites in the state.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area ChildrenWomen and Girls
The Panasonic Foundation and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation will launch a Code as a Second Language effort in four cities across the country starting with Newark, NJ.Topic Grantmaking
New Jersey leaders should pursue a broad range of policy options to expand opportunity so that everyone in New Jersey—no matter who they are, where they live, or how much money they make—can live the healthiest life possible, says a report released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The Provident Bank Foundation announced the recipients of its First Cycle 2019 Major Grants, totaling $215,000.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentEducationalYouth Development
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced that Julie Morita, MD, the current commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, has been named executive vice president, overseeing all programming, policy, research, and communications activities.
Kessler Foundation has awarded approximately $2.5 million in 2018 in grants to organizations across the U.S. to support initiatives that create or expand job training and employment initiatives for people with disabilities.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Employment/Jobs
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 12 grants totaling just under $1 million to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and surrounding low income NJ communities.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $855,652 in grants to non-profit organizations at their March 2019 quarterly Board meeting.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalHousing/Shelter
Subaru of America Inc., the auto manufacturer based in Camden, announced this week that its annual Subaru Share the Love Event led to $27.5 million for national and local charities in 2018.Topic Grantmaking