The Fund News

Fourth Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the fourth quarter of 2014 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $655,000 to advance public policies in the areas of public media, poverty, public education, health, and juvenile justice. Read the full press release here.

Third Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the third quarter of 2014 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $297,500 to advance public policy in the areas of racial justice, governance issues, education equity, access to higher education, environment, resource preservation, and immigration.

Welcoming Ami Kachalia

We are pleased to welcome to The Fund, Program Associate, Ami Kachalia. Ami brings a passion for policy, which she has explored on issues ranging from women’s representation to immigration, bilingual education, and foreclosure assistance. She is a 2014 graduate of Rutgers, in the Honors Program, the Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program. Her achievements include participation in the Gardner Fellowship in Leadership & Social Policy Program and the Douglass Residential College. Ami is a recipient of the Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award and the Dean’s Award for Douglass, as well as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Ami interned at the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers, the NJ Department of Education, and the office of Congressman Frank Pallone.

New Jersey Spotlight

Climate Change may hit urban poor the hardest, according to the Climate Adaptation Alliance Report. Click here to read

Education Law Center

Featured in NJ Spotlight, highlighting New Jersey’s drop in ranking for fairness in school funding from 2nd to 12th nationally. Click here to read.

New Jersey Citizen Action

Featured in NJ Spotlight for its work enrolling the public in health care under the Affordable Care Act. Click here to read.