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Summary of Grants Awarded

First Quarter

A $45,000 general operating grant to protect federal programs for children and to advance state and federal policies that benefit low-income children and their families such as breakfast after the bell, support for early childhood care and education, and reductions in chronic absenteeism.

A $121,000 program grant to reduce the detention of immigrants by advancing anti-detainer policies and universal representation and to secure the human rights of detained immigrants by furthering independent medical oversight policies.

A $75,000 general operating grant, of which $25,000 is a challenge grant, to support advocacy and public policy that prevent, reduce, and eventually eliminate poverty among New Jersey residents while promoting policy solutions that combat structural racism.

An $8,500 president's grant to produce a report that develops strategies to foster integration in New Jersey’s public school system in order to provide all students with a high-quality education.

A $140,000 general operating grant to expand access to affordable housing in geographic areas of opportunity and to combat residential segregation.

A $50,000 general operating grant to advocate, through its faith-based organizing network, for state policies that promote the human rights of immigrants and racial justice.

A $125,000 general operating grant to expand access to affordable housing through its Build a Thriving New Jersey campaign, and to advance complementary policies that combat homelessness, ensure tenants’ rights, and promote equitable urban development.

A $50,000 general operating grant, in partnership with Wind of the Spirit to defend against federal policies that threaten immigrants and communities and to develop proactive state policies that protect New Jersey’s undocumented youth and their families.

A $100,000 general operating grant, of which $25,000 is a challenge grant, to build a strong statewide coalition to advance immigrant-friendly state policies with an emphasis on advancing campaigns for Fair and Welcoming State and Driver’s License for All.

A $50,000 general operating grant, in partnership with Make the Road New Jersey to defend against federal policies that threaten immigrants and communities and to develop proactive state policies that protect New Jersey’s undocumented youth and their families.