The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $605,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their December 2015 quarterly Board meeting. Grants were awarded to nine organizations in the areas of public media, anti-poverty, civil rights & criminal justice, HIV/AIDS prevention, and non-profit advocacy.
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 pleased to support these dedicated organizations working at the forefront of public policy research, advocacy, and organizing in New Jersey. These non-profit organizations are leading the way in efforts to end poverty in New Jersey, to advance a robust and independent media in New Jersey, to improve the fairness of New Jersey’s youth criminal justice policies, to further a strong New Jersey non-profit sector, and to end the transmission of HIV/AIDS.”