Recent Grants


Anderson House
Whitehouse Station $5,000

The Residential Treatment Services Continuum assists graduates of the Anderson House, who reside at the three-quarter house, to obtain the skills necessary for independent living.

Barnegat Bay Decoy & Baymen’s Museum
Tuckerton $10,000

The Tuckerton Seaport project preserves and interprets the maritime history of the Jersey Shore. Funding will support the construction of a replica of the Crest Fishery.

Camden Area Health Education Center
Camden $10,000

The Camden Community Farmer’s Market Health and Nutrition Program provides fresh produce and nutrition as well as health education to Camden residents on a weekly basis. Expansion of the Health and Nutrition program will result in the presence of healthcare providers and organizations offering health screenings and education at the Market.

Crawford House
Skillman $8,000

The agency’s primary purpose is to provide transitional living programs which assist women recovering from alcohol and other drug dependencies. The program offers intensive, individualized, and comprehensive treatment.

Delaware & Raritan Greenway
Princeton $5,000

Funding will provide operating support for the organization’s professional staff who raise funds for land acquisition programs.

Elijah’s Promise
New Brunswick $9,000

The Promise Jobs Culinary School equips low-income, disadvantaged adults with skills to obtain entry-level jobs in the food service industry.

Family & Community Services of Somerset County
Bound Brook $7,500

Funding will provide operating support for the organization which provides mental health and addiction services to economically disadvantaged individuals who are in need of counseling.

Family and Children’s Services of Central NJ
Princeton $10,000

The Family Child Home project develops children’s early language and cognitive skills to prepare them to succeed in school and to prevent drop-outs. The project also increases parent-child interaction and helps to prevents child abuse.

Princeton $20,000

The Trenton PEERS project provides education and increases access to health services for young men ages 14-23 residing in Mercer County. The program’s purpose is to help the young men to improve decision-making concerning life choices, postpone fatherhood or become more responsible fathers, and to protect their own sexual and reproductive health.

Lawrenceville $15,000

As an agency of last resort, HomeFront provides emergency shelter and financial assistance to working families who are already homeless, or who face eviction and are not eligible for government-funded assistance.

HomeSharing Program of Somerset County
Bridgewater $2,000

The program seeks to prevent homelessness by matching residents who need to share their homes in order to maintain them, with individuals who are seeking affordable housing. The agency is also committed to helping clients locate and utilize other resources such as food banks and low-cost medical care.

Hunterdon County YMCA
Annandale $5,000

The YCares Financial Assistance program is a confidential scholarship fund that provides hundreds of people in the community with the opportunity to participate in programs at no-cost or reduced-cost rates.

Institute for Arts and Humanities Education
New Brunswick $20,000
Challenge Grant

The challenge grant will support the Family Arts Adventure program which provides families with an opportunity to spend one-on-one time together in workshops facilitated by professional artist-educators.

Invention Factory Science Center
Trenton $20,000

Operating funds will support the ongoing Science to Go program which provides schools with science curriculum materials and teacher professional support. Capital funding will support architectural master planning and design development of the continuing construction program.

Trenton $30,000

Funds will support the expansion of the YouthBuild Program into a full-service Career Center. The center will help at-risk, disadvantaged youth find pathways to self-sufficiency and success by offering alternative education, life-skills training, group counseling, and on the job vocational training.

New Jersey Association on Correction
Trenton $10,000

PARTS (Parents and Their Children Recovering Together Successfully) is a transitional housing program for women in recovery and their young children. The goal is for clients to gain the ability to care responsibly for themselves and their families.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation
Far Hills $5,000

Funding will provide operational support and help underwrite the costs associated with implementing a new organizational strategic plan.

Partnership for New Jersey
New Brunswick, New Jersey $5,000

The Leadership Trenton program seeks to build capacity for civic engagement and leadership in the city of Trenton.

Passage Theatre Company
Trenton $10,000

The State Street project is the educational arm of the Passage Theatre addressing the needs of Trenton’s disadvantaged youth through playwriting and performing.

Pinelands Preservation Alliance
Pemberton $30,000
over 2 years

The Pinelands Preservation Alliance has recently purchased a new headquarters, the Bishop Farmstead. Funding will support the purchase as well as renovations and adaptations to the existing property for the organization’s educational and advocacy programs.

Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer Area
Trenton $10,000

The Teen Choice Program serves teens considered to be at the highest risk for pregnancy. The program provides outreach, education, counseling, and medical services.

Planned Parenthood of Southern New Jersey

Moms on Track (MOT) will provide pre-pregnancy and prenatal education/services to women at risk of losing their babies or delivering babies with birth defects.

Preservation New Jersey
Trenton $10,000

Funding will provide for an upgrade of the organization’s current website into a comprehensive resource for historical preservation.

Prevention Education
Lawrenceville $10,000

The organization which provides education, intervention, and training programs relating to sexual abuse and personal safety, has purchased a new headquarters. Funding will offset expenses associated with acquiring, renovation, and outfitting the new space.

Princeton Young Achievers
Princeton $30,000
over 3 years

The community-based organization offers educational programs to at-risk youth and their families. By providing children from low-income households with academic support and enrichment programs, and creating opportunities for parental involvement, PYA hopes to increase the children’s interest in learning.

Principals’ Center for the Garden State
Princeton $8,500

Funds will provide operating support for the organization which offers a variety of leadership development programs for principals.

Rock Brook School
Skillman $5,000

Bridging the Gap in Language and Literacy prepares Spanish-speaking, low income preschoolers in Trenton for enrollment in elementary school by training day care center staff in techniques for teaching language to children for whom English is a second language.

Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
Princeton $20,000

Funding will support the construction of the Cor Unum Center, a combination educational and performing arts facility.

Trenton $30,000
over 3

Barbara’s House is a transitional housing program for women and children once their time is an emergency shelter has ended.

Women’s Health & Counseling Center
Somerville $10,000

Funding will support the acquisition and renovation of a new, larger medical facility.

Young Audiences of New Jersey
Princeton $10,000

In order to establish the arts as an essential part of young people’s education, and to develop their potential to create and produce, Young Audiences will use funding for the operating support of performances, workshops, long-term residences, and professional programs for students and teachers.

YWCA Princeton
Princeton $15,000

The Literacy for All Project enables 125 low-income adults with limited English proficiency to improve their English literacy skills through classes offered free of charge. Classes help students to develop the language skills necessary to obtain gainful employment, become involved in the education of their children, and be active participants in the local community.