Achieve Foundation announces fall 2021 education grant recipients

Achieve Foundation announces fall 2021 education grant recipients

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The board of trustees at the Achieve Foundation, a nonprofit organization promoting high-quality education that prepares South Orange–Maplewood School District students for the future, has announced the recipients of its fall 2021 education grant awards. Local SOMA educators will receive $66,000 in grants that fund 34 varied projects and programs to support […]

Bloomfield Info Project wins grant to fund local news gathering

Bloomfield Info Project wins grant to fund local news gathering

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey Civic Information Consortium recently announced its inaugural round of grants, a milestone in the years-long effort by residents, journalists and local organizations to invest public funding to foster more informed communities.  The consortium has awarded 14 news-and-information initiatives with grants of up to $35,000. Grant recipients come from […]

Essex County College offers tech training through Johnson Controls grant

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County College is offering training in fast-growing tech careers this fall, with funding available for qualified students through a grant from the Johnson Controls Community College Partnership program. The program aims to equip students with in-demand knowledge and skills supporting employment and a pathway for lifelong careers upon graduation. “The $90,000 […]

10th District community health care centers to receive more than $3M in grants

NEWARK, NJ — U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. announced Sept. 30 that community health care centers in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District would receive $3,018,634 in grants, mainly to help these centers expand their capacity to diagnose and treat people with mental health issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds were part of […]

NJEDA approves grant program for small businesses following Henri and Ida

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced the approval of the Henri/Ida Business Assistance Grant Program at a special meeting of its board on Sept. 8. The $10.5 million program will provide grants of $1,000 to $5,000 for businesses and nonprofit organizations that suffered physical damage from the effects of recent storms […]

Essex, Union counties receive LEAP grant for correctional facility consolidation

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex and Union counties will share in a $250,000 state grant to assist in covering transitional costs related to the consolidation of Union County Correctional Facility operations within the Essex County Correctional Facility. The Division of Local Government Services of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs provided the funding through […]

Bloomfield Public Library launches Tablets on Loan program

Bloomfield Public Library launches Tablets on Loan program

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library has announced the launch of its Tablets on Loan program. Library cardholders, age 18 and older, will be able to borrow Fire HD 10 tablets from the library. The tablets will be available for use in the library or for a 14-day loan period with checkout with a […]

Glen Ridge Library to use CARES Act grant to expand technology access

Glen Ridge Library to use CARES Act grant to expand technology access

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Public Library announced Aug. 27 that it is a recipient of the CARES Act Mini-Grants for Public Libraries. The library was awarded $7,500, which will be used to expand access to technology to the community. The library’s Tech on the Go project will include a solar-powered electric technology […]

NJEDA to award $20M in grants to 29 entities statewide

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Aug. 24 that an additional $11 million has been allocated to Phase 2 of the Sustain & Serve NJ program, bringing the total for this round of grant funding to $20 million. The NJEDA anticipates awarding grants to 29 organizations statewide through Phase 2 of […]

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