Main St. Counseling receives 2 hefty grants

Main St. Counseling receives 2 hefty grants

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Main St. Counseling was recently awarded two generous capital grants to improve its main facility: $30,000 from The Hyde and Watson Foundation and $20,000 from Partners for Health Foundation. These awards will enable Main St. Counseling to replace its aging air conditioning and heating units immediately, right in time for summer. […]

WO receives $10,000 from Sustainable Jersey

WO receives $10,000 from Sustainable Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced May 7 that 36 New Jersey municipalities were selected to receive a Sustainable Jersey grant funded by the PSEG Foundation. Four $20,000 grants, seven $10,000 grants and 25 $2,000 grants were distributed to municipalities in 15 New Jersey counties. West Orange received a $10,000 to support its Pollinator […]

SOEC, Green Team awarded sustainability grant

SOEC, Green Team awarded sustainability grant

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Green Team and the Environmental Commission were awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey capacity-building grant funded by the PSEG Foundation. Four $20,000 grants, seven $10,000 grants and 25 $2,000 grants were distributed to municipalities in 15 New Jersey counties. The grant awards will fund a range of projects including […]

Village to receive $300K from NJDOT

Village to receive $300K from NJDOT

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange will receive $300,000 from the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Fiscal Year 2019 Municipal Aid Program for improvements to Grove Road. “NJDOT’s Municipal Aid Program is a very competitive program. This year the department received 681 applications requesting more than $337.9 million. There is $161.25 million available in funds […]

JCC receives grant award to employ social workers

JCC receives grant award to employ social workers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded a grant to JCC MetroWest to employ social workers at its summer day camps in collaboration with Jewish Family Service of MetroWest. JCC MetroWest runs six distinct camps, each with a different focus in terms of the age, interest and abilities. Each comes […]

South Orange receives grant for floodplain reforestation project

South Orange receives grant for floodplain reforestation project

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced Feb. 18 that more than $38,000 was awarded to eight New Jersey municipalities, including South Orange, for floodplain reforestation projects. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is a partnership between The Nature Conservancy, The Watershed Institute and Sustainable Jersey. In addition to South Orange, […]

Township receives $414K in CDBG funding

Township receives $414K in CDBG funding

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Feb. 13, it was announced that Essex County will administer a $414,000 grant to West Orange as part of the Community Development Block Grant program; this is the largest award to any individual municipality in Essex County. According to the county, approximately $5.5 million will be distributed to 12 county […]

Impact100 Essex awards $120,000 grant to Schools That Can Newark

Impact100 Essex awards $120,000 grant to Schools That Can Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Impact100 Essex awarded a $120,000 grant to Schools That Can Newark, a nonprofit that reimagines education to provide real-world, hands-on, industry-specific STEM education and experience for high school students in Newark. Schools That Can was voted the awardee by the Impact100 Essex membership at their annual meeting after each of the four […]

SHU receives training grant related to opioid-use disorders

SHU receives training grant related to opioid-use disorders

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Seton Hall University’s College of Nursing, School of Health and Medical Sciences, and the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University an interprofessional training grant designed to expand patient access to […]

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