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The Fund for New Jersey Awards $590,000 in Grants

The Fund for New Jersey Awards $590,000 in Grants

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $590,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their March 2015 quarterly Board meeting.  Grants were awarded to eleven organizations in the areas of affordable housing, immigration, preschool expansion, public media, and budget.

The Fund for New Jersey works to improve the quality of public policy decision-making on the most significant issues affecting the people of New Jersey and our region.  For more than 40 years The Fund has supported organizations and initiatives that advance systemic and sustainable solutions to public problems through the work of policy, advocacy, analysis, and organizing.

Kiki Jamieson, President of The Fund for New Jersey, stated, “The Fund for New Jersey is proud to support these effective organizations working to create lasting and meaningful change in New Jersey.  These non-profit organizations are creating opportunities for affordable housing in communities near jobs, working to advance comprehensive immigration reform, building and mobilizing support for preschool expansion in New Jersey, creating a strong and vibrant public media sector, and advocating for state budget choices that foster opportunity for its most vulnerable residents.”