Speech-language pathology professor awarded federal grant

Speech-language pathology professor awarded federal grant

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Anthony Koutsoftas, associate professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Seton Hall University’s School of Health and Medical Sciences, received $1.4 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Science’s National Center for Special Education Research program to develop and test an intervention for improving […]

New Jersey awarded $845K to fight housing discrimination

NEWARK, NJ — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $40.8 million to support dozens of fair housing organizations working to help end housing discrimination on June 30. These funds are provided through the Department’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program both to help people who believe they have been victims of housing discrimination and […]

Luna Stage awarded NEA grant for ‘Voting Writes’ project

Luna Stage awarded NEA grant for ‘Voting Writes’ project

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage has been awarded an Art Works grant for $10,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts for its upcoming program “Secret Cities: Voting Writes,” a series of plays and songs investigating the roots of voter apathy and activation. This project is created in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation, […]

DEP awards $19.4 million in annual Clean Communities grants

DEP awards $19.4 million in annual Clean Communities grants

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is awarding $19.4 million in annual Clean Communities grants to help municipalities and counties remove litter to beautify neighborhoods, improve water quality and enhance quality of life, Commissioner Catherine McCabe announced June 10. In total, the DEP is awarding $17.3 million to eligible municipalities […]

County announces grant program to help small businesses, nonprofits

County announces grant program to help small businesses, nonprofits

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced that Essex County is allocating $10 million for a grant program to help small businesses and nonprofit agencies in Essex County that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus. Essex County businesses and nonprofit agencies with fewer than 25 employees would be able to […]

Glen Ridge Library applies for construction bond act grant

Glen Ridge Library applies for construction bond act grant

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge Public Library has applied for a grant through the New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act, which was passed by New Jersey voters in November 2017 to support public libraries providing modern and technologically efficient library facilities. The act, which authorized $125 million in state bonds, will provide funding for […]

Impact100 Essex kicks off 2020 grant cycle

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Impact100 Essex has announced two updates to its grant application process as it kicks off the 2020 grant cycle. This is the fourth grant cycle for Impact100 Essex, a women’s collective giving group founded to support innovative, transformative projects managed by nonprofit organizations in Essex County. The first change to this […]

NJ to receive $82M in funding administered by HUD

NJ to receive $82M in funding administered by HUD

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Due to President Donald Trump signing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act into law March 27, families and communities across the country — including in Essex County — will feel the impact of this relief package as the federal government works quickly to make these funds available. Secretary Ben […]

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