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Summary of Grants Awarded

Second Quarter

A $75,000 operating grant to advance state and federal policies that support low-income children and families and improve children’s educational outcomes in disadvantaged communities.

A $100,000 operating grant to support criminal justice reform in NJ, protect reproductive rights, and advance racial justice work.

A $60,000 operating grant as part of a three-year grant (year-three) to advance state and local policies to improve water quality, protect water supply, and reduce plastic pollution.

A $85,000 operating grant to provide legal advocacy and expertise to advance climate resiliency, promote clean energy, and protect water quality.

A $75,000 operating grant to advance climate and clean energy and equitable transportation work in New Jersey, and to provide leadership to the Jersey Renews coalition.

A $25,000 operating grant to educate and mobilize faith leaders on equitable clean energy policies emphasizing green jobs and environmental health and to provide leadership to the Jersey Renews coalition.

A $75,000 operating grant to protect New Jersey’s democracy, including specific focus on communities of color and voters whose first language is not English.

A $100,000 operating grant to advance public policy solutions that foster health care access and affordable coverage, promote economic and social justice, and end poverty in New Jersey.

A $65,000 operating grant as part of a three-year grant (year-three) to advance policies that protect the environment and support the rapid transition to renewable energy in New Jersey.

A $120,000 three-year operating grant (year-one) to Adhikaar, New Labor, Wind of the Spirit, Casa Freehold, Unidad Latina En Accion New Jersey, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance ($20,000 each) to advocate for and implement a New Jersey Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights. 

A $55,000 operating grant as part of a three-year grant (year-three) to protect and defend the Highlands Act and the Regional Master Plan and to educate the public and decision-makers about the importance of protecting natural resources of the Highlands.

A $100,000 operating grant to support and advance racial and economic justice in NJ’s urban communities and to expand voting rights.

A $25,000 program grant for its Green in ’21 Initiative to inform candidates and the public about pressing environmental and environmental justice issues.

A $75,000 operating grant to advance policies on climate change and clean energy, Right to Know, and COVID-19 worker protections, and to provide leadership on the Jersey Renews coalition.

A $50,000 operating grant to protect, preserve, and restore the water quality of the Hudson-Raritan Harbor Estuary.

A $50,000 operating grant as part of a three-year grant (year-three) to advance and enforce policies to protect the natural resources of the Pinelands region.

A $25,000 program grant to support its Move NJ campaign that focuses on research, outreach, communications, and coalition-building to support full, dedicated NJ Transit funding through 2022.

A $50,000 operating grant to organize and advocate for a strong and equitable public transit system and advance climate-resilient transportation policies focusing on environmental justice communities.

First Quarter

A $100,000 program grant to end immigrant detention, support legal representation, and to advance New Jersey immigrants’ rights. 

A $100,000 operating grant to support its work to expand affordable housing creation in geographic areas of opportunity and to foster racial and socioeconomic integration.

A $50,000 operating grant to advance racial justice and promote the human rights of immigrants in New Jersey.

Funders Collaborative for Immigrant Families in the Garden State

A $50,000 program grant to address the serious and growing needs of immigrant communities in New Jersey.

A $125,000 operating grant to support its COVID-19 pandemic housing relief efforts, advance its multi-year RENT campaign and pursue its ongoing affordable housing and healthy communities priorities.

A $100,000 operating grant to advance pro-immigrant and pro-worker policies in New Jersey, building upon the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and respect through community organizing and policy innovation.

A $48,000 program grant to advance its environmental and climate justice program.

A $50,000 program grant to support high-quality journalism focusing on critical policy, civic, and social justice issues facing New Jersey. 

A $50,000 program grant to support high-quality journalism focusing on critical policy, civic, and social justice issues facing New Jersey. 

A $50,000 operating grant to continue building immigrant and working-class power through grassroots organizing to create a more welcoming Garden State.