National Science Foundation grant to support Hispanic biology majors at Bloomfield College

National Science Foundation grant to support Hispanic biology majors at Bloomfield College

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield College was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant in the amount of $199,989 for its student academic support project “Interventions to Improve Academic Performance of Biology Majors at Bloomfield College.” “The immediate goal of this program is to support our first-year biology majors to succeed in their first year of […]

NJBPU approves grants to create community energy plans to combat climate change

TRENTON, NJ — On June 8, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved Community Energy Plan Grants for 46 municipalities throughout New Jersey, totaling $820,000. In late 2021, the board redesigned the program to incorporate a greater emphasis on equity and overburdened municipalities. The redesigned program also simplified the grant application process and reduced […]

NJDOT announces $19.6 million in grants for Safe Routes to School Program

NJDOT announces $19.6 million in grants for Safe Routes to School Program

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced on May 31 the allotment of $19.6 million for 31 grants under the Safe Routes to School Program. This represents the largest amount ever awarded for the program. “The Safe Routes to School program is a great example of how NJDOT, working with the state’s […]

HUD awards $177M to New Jersey for community planning and development

TRENTON, NJ — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced $177 million in grants to New Jersey for community planning and development activities, ranging from the development of affordable housing to expanding economic opportunities for people with low and moderate incomes, according to a May 25 press release. These grants are part of […]

Murphy administration invests $21.4 million to reduce litter statewide

Murphy administration invests $21.4 million to reduce litter statewide

TRENTON, NJ — The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection is enhancing statewide efforts to remove litter, beautify neighborhoods and improve water quality across New Jersey by distributing $21.4 million in Clean Communities grants this year, an approximate $700,000 increase from 2021’s disbursement, NJDEP Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced May 26.  In total, NJDEP is awarding […]

West Orange awarded sustainability grant by PSEG Foundation for bioretention systems

West Orange awarded sustainability grant by PSEG Foundation for bioretention systems

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On May 23, Sustainable Jersey announced that West Orange was one of 35 N.J. municipalities, schools and school districts selected to receive a Sustainable Jersey grant funded by the PSEG Foundation. Proposals were evaluated by an independent blue-ribbon selection committee. The Sustainable Jersey grants are intended to help municipalities and schools […]

Maplewood Library will host Nikole Hannah-Jones with federal humanities grant

Maplewood Library will host Nikole Hannah-Jones with federal humanities grant

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Library is one of 200 libraries nationwide to receive the American Library Association’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries, designed to assist libraries affected by the pandemic. Maplewood Library will use the $10,000 in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to rejuvenate its post-pandemic programming for the community. […]

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