Second Round Grants 2018

 

  • 10 Hairy Legs (Highland Park, Middlesex County): $15,000 for general operating support for the 2018-19 dance season and education programs. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre (Fords, Middlesex County): $12,000 for general operating support for the 2018-19 dance season, educational outreach programs and community performances. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Algonquin Arts (Manasquan, Monmouth County): $5,000 for general operating support for the 2018-19 main-stage theater season, and education and outreach programs. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (New York, NY): $5,000 to support the AileyCamp Newark in Summer 2018 and AileyDance Kids residencies in Newark during the 2018-19 academic year. (Program Area: Education)
  • American Theater Group, Inc. (East Brunswick, Middlesex County): $7,500 for general operating support of main-stage theater productions, a play-reading series, and  educational programs. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Appel Farm Arts and Music Center (Elmer, Salem County): $65,000 to provide general operating support for Appel Farm's transformational arts education programs. (Program Area: Education)
  • Arden Theatre Company (Philadelphia, Camden County): $15,000 for support of Arden for All, a theatre access and literacy-based arts integration education program in Camden schools. (Program Area: Education)
  • Art Pride New Jersey Foundation (Burlington, Burlington County): $125,000 for general operating support to continue to advance statewide efforts to preserve and increase support of the arts through advocacy, promotion, and leadership. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Arts Council of Princeton (Princeton, Mercer County): $10,000 for general operating support for gallery exhibition season, educational programming and free community events. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Artworks (Trenton, Mercer County): $35,000 for general operating support for visual arts programming, education programs, artist capacity building and community events for Trenton residents and neighboring communities. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Atlantic City Ballet (Atlantic City, Atlantic County): $17,500 General operating support for the 2018-2019 dance season, and to develop an apprentice and trainee program for emerging dancers. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Barat Foundation (Newark, Essex County): $15,000 For project support for arts education programming providing unique creative experiences to Newark youth. (Program Area: Education)
  • Camden Repertory Theater Community Development Group (Camden, Camden County): $16,000 For project support of the music and theatre arts Preparing Artist for College Entrance (PACE) program serving Camden students. (Program Area: Education)
  • Cape May Stage (Cape May, Cape May County): $20,000 for general operating support for the 2018-19 theater season and educational programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University (Montclair, Essex County): $100,000 To continue to grow, support, and strengthen New Jersey's news and information ecosystem for the benefit of residents. (Program Area: Informed Communities)
  • Center for Contemporary Art (Bedminster, Somerset County): $10,000 for general operating support for exhibitions, education and community programs. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Center for Investigative Reporting (Emeryville, CA): $100,000 to support continued collaborations in New Jersey, including localizing national investigations from CIR and developing innovative public engagement campaigns. (Program Area: Informed Communities)
  • Children's Home Society of New Jersey (Trenton, Mercer County): $32,500 For support of the Trenton Education Dance Institute 5th grade program in Trenton schools, and for the SWAT and Celebration after-school student dance companies for 5th-10th grade students. (Program Area: Education)
  • Council of New Jersey Grantmakers (Trenton, Mercer County): $15,000 to support the Office of the Newark Philanthropic Liaison: improving Newark through the collaboration of grantmakers and Newark Mayor's Office. (Program Area: Public Policy)
  • Creative New Jersey (Morristown, Morris County): $230,000 For statewide community-engagement that fosters creativity, cross-sector collaboration and inclusion as a way to build thriving, equitable communities. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Crossroads Theatre Company, Inc. (New Brunswick, Middlesex County): $40,000 for general operating support for 2018-19 main-stage season, and programming for NEW JERSEY's only professional theater company devoted to storytelling about people of African descent. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre (Summit, Union County): $10,000 for general operating support of 2018-19 main-stage season and capacity building. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Educational Arts Team (Jersey City, Hudson County): $20,000 to support the Bringing Literature to Life arts integration program in Jersey City Public Schools that will improve teacher practices and increase student academic performance by infusing theatre and improvisation into language arts curriculum (Program Area: Education)
  • Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC): $25,000 to support Shakesperience:NJ, a program aiming to improve teacher practice and student learning in Newark Public Schools. (Program Area: Education)
  • Free Press (Florence, MA): $145,000 to expand News Voices: New Jersey's network, organize in key communities and build support for the New Jersey Civic Information Consortium. (Program Area: Informed Communities)
  • Freespace Dance (Upper Montclair, Essex County): $12,000 for general operating support for dance performances and education programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Gallery Aferro (Newark, Essex County): $25,000 for general operating support to expand the organization's role as a visual arts anchor, community resource and cultural hub in Newark and the region.  (Program Area: Arts)
  • GlassRoots, Inc. (Newark, Essex County): $40,000 for general operating support of GlassRoots' work to serve Newark area youth through the exploration and creation of glass art. (Program Area: Education)
  • Hunterdon Art Museum (Clinton, Hunterdon County): $40,000 for general operating support of museum exhibitions of contemporary art, craft and design, and to implement educational programs. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Institute of Music for Children (Elizabeth, Union County): $30,000 for general operating support to expand arts-based youth development programs for New Jersey's urban and underserved youth. (Program Area: Education)
  • Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience (Newark, Middlesex County): $5,000 to support of the 2018-2019 season of the Price Institute Dance Symposium Series at Rutgers University-Newark. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Jazz House Kids (Montclair, Essex County): $25,000 to support Jazz House Kids' year-round programs in schools, at the Jazz House facility, and in the community. (Program Area: Education)
  • Lead New Jersey (Princeton, Mercer County): $20,000 To conduct their 31st class of public policy and professional skill training for 52 executives from government, business, and non-profits (Program Area:    Technical Assistance
  • Leadership Newark (Newark, Essex County): $20,000 To obtain support for public policy fellowship programs offered to both adults and high school students over the next year. (Program Area: Technical Assistance)
  • Little Kids Rock (Verona, Essex County): $50,000 To provide an inclusive, culturally-relevant, and student-centered Modern Band music education to 24,000 young people in public schools across New Jersey. (Program Area: Education)
  • Luna Stage (WEST ORANGE, Essex County): $50,000 for general operating support for community-engaged theater, creative placemaking projects, and educational programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Lydia Johnson Dance (South Orange, Essex County): $15,000 for general operating support of the 2018-19 modern dance season and educational programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Mayo Performing Arts Center (Morristown, Morris County): $10,000 for general operating support for performances and programs in Morristown and the region. (Program Area: Arts)
  • McCarter Theatre (Princeton, Mercer County): $55,000 for general operating support of the 2018-19 theater season, new play development and outreach programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Metropolitan Opera Guild (New York, NY): $30,000 To provide year-long professional development and support for teacher-guided opera-based arts learning projects in 5 under-served public schools in NJ. (Program Area: Education)
  • Millville Development Corporation (Millville, Cumberland County): $30,000 for general operating support to anchor the arts in economic development, civic engagement and community development in South Jersey. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Monmouth Museum and Cultural Center (Lincroft, Monmouth County): $10,000 for general operating support of museum exhibitions and educational programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Morris Arts (Morristown, Morris County): $60,000 for general operating support for arts, artists and community building. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Morristown Neighborhood House (Morristown, Morris County): $75,000 to support learning and academic success through quality preschool, afterschool, and other educational opportunities for Morristown's low-income, multi-cultural community. (Program Area: Morristown
  • Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company (Fort Lee, Bergen County): $40,000 for general operating support for the Company's 30th dance season, community celebrations and educational programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • New City Kids (Jersey City, Hudson County): $20,000 For support of the Music School and Teen Life leadership program for Jersey City youth. (Program Area: Education)
  • New Jersey Arts Education Partnership (Warren, Somerset County): $140,000 to support Arts Ed NJ's work in advancing arts education for all children throughout the Garden State. (Program Area: Education)
  • New Jersey Ballet Company (Livingston, Essex County): $40,000 for general operating support for the 2018-19 dance season.  (Program Area: Arts)
  • New Jersey Festival Orchestra (Westfield, Union County): $20,000 for general operating support of the 2018-19 music performance season and education/outreach programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (Newark, Essex County): $75,000 for general operating support of the 2018-19 performance season, and education and community engagement programs. (Program Area: Arts)
  • New Jersey Tap Ensemble (Bloomfield, Essex County): $5,000 to support education programs that preserve and promote the American traditions and legacy of rhythm tap dancing. (Program Area: Education)
  • New Jersey Theatre Alliance (Morristown, Morris County): $65,000 for general operating support to serve member theaters through capacity building, collaborative programs and technical assistance. (Program Area: Arts)
  • New Music USA (New York, NY): $10,000 to support New Jersey dance companies and choreographers through the creation of original music. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Newark Arts Council (Newark, Essex County): $25,000 for general operating support to promote arts, advocacy, arts education, and collective impact through the arts in Newark and the region. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Newark Arts Council (Newark, Essex County): $27,500 To provide support for the Newark Arts Education Roundtable. (Program Area: Education)
  • Newark Museum (Newark, Essex County): $100,000 for general operating support for the Museum's exhibitions, educational programming and community events. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Newark School of the Arts (Newark, Essex County): $40,000 for general operating support of sequential arts instruction in music, dance, drama, and visual arts for Newark students. (Program Area: Education)
  • Newark Trust for Education (Newark, Essex County): $25,000 For the Funders Collaborative which makes grants to boost the capacity of school leaders and to implement trauma-reduction programs, including arts-based interventions, to improve student outcomes. (Program Area: Education)
  • Newark Trust for Education (Newark, Essex County): $10,000 for general operating support for the Trust's efforts to ensure that every student in Newark has access to a quality public school education. (Program Area: Education)
  • NJ Spark via Rutgers University Foundation (New Brunswick, Middlesex County): $35,000 For continued support of NJ Spark, a community media and journalism social justice lab that trains undergraduates and connects with communities on critical issues. (Program Area: Informed Communities)
  • Passage Theatre Company (Trenton, Mercer County): $65,000 for general operating support of the 2018-19 season of socially relevant new plays and education programming. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Paterson Education Fund (Paterson, Passaic County): $55,000 for general operating support of programming to improve community members' ability to advocate for the success of every Paterson Public School student and for PEF's leadership of an arts education planning effort. (Program Area: Education)
  • Paul Robeson Galleries of Rutgers University-Newark Campus (Newark, Essex County): $5,000 for general operating support of exhibitions of New Jersey artists and educational programs. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Premiere Stages (Union, Union County): $13,500 for general operating support for the 2018-19 theater season and the Premiere Stages Play Festival. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Princeton Festival (Princeton, Mercer County): $5,000 for general operating support of the 14th season of the Princeton Festival. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Pro Bono Partnership (Parsippany, Morris County): $15,000 to provide free legal assistance to nonprofit organizations serving disadvantaged individuals or providing other important community services in New Jersey. (Program Area: Technical Assistance)
  • ProPublica (New York, NY): $100,000 for continued general support of ProPublica's investigative journalism in the public interest, with special applicability to lessons for New Jersey. (Program Area: Informed Communities)
  • Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Cambridge, MA): $5,000 to support a Public Lab gathering, focused on climate change resilience to share advocacy strategies and explore local concerns. (Program Area: Environment)
  • Pushcart Players (Verona, Essex County): $25,000 for general operating support for professional theater for children, workshops, and school residencies. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts (Millville, Cumberland County): $20,000 for general operating support for exhibitions, educational programs and artist capacity building in South Jersey. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts (New Brunswick, Middlesex County): $30,000 for Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts' Arts Education and Community Arts Programs (Program Area: Education)
  • School of the Garden State Ballet (Newark, Essex County): $5,000 to support scholarship opportunities for low-income Newark students to access comprehensive ballet training at the dance school. (Program Area: Education)
  • Settlement Music School of Philadelphia (Camden, Camden County): $5,000 to support financial aid funding and programming for Settlement's Camden branch. (Program Area: Education)
  • Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (Florham Park, Morris County): $100,000 for general operating support for the 2018-19 theater season and education programs of New Jersey's largest professional theater company dedicated to the presentation of Shakespeare's canon. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Sharron Miller's Academy for the Performing Arts (Montclair, Essex County): $20,000 for project support of a long-term dance residency program in six Paterson elementary schools (84 K-3 classrooms) during the 2018-19 school year. (Program Area: Education)
  • Sustainable Jersey (Ewing, Mercer County): $370,000 to advance sustainability and support local action in New Jersey communities through two certification programs and strategic initiatives and partnerships. (Program Area: Environment)
  • The Growing Stage - The Children's Theatre of New Jersey (Netcong, Morris County): $40,000 for general operating support of the main-stage 2018-19 season of children's theater and educational programs. (Program Area: Arts)
  • State of the Arts via The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (Galloway, Atlantic County): $5,000 for general operating support for State of the Arts' coverage of New Jersey arts and culture producers and organizations. (Program Area: Arts)
  • The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking (Union, Union County): $7,500 for general operating support to build a community of practice for creative placemaking in New Jersey. (Program Area: Arts)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (Galloway, Atlantic County): $40,000 for general operating support for museum exhibitions, programs and community engagement. (Program Area: Arts)
  • Trenton Children's Chorus (Trenton, Mercer County): $15,000 for general operating support of Trenton Children's Chorus, an after-school program offering choral music education and performance opportunities for Trenton children in grades K-12. (Program Area: Education)
  • Trenton Music Makers (Trenton, Mercer County): $52,500 to strengthen the Music for the Very Young program, and the Trenton Music Makers Orchestra for 2nd-10th graders. (Program Area: Education)
  • Union City Music Project (Union City, Hudson County): $40,000 For UCMP's El Sistema-inspired after-school music education program for under-served children throughout Hudson County. (Program Area: Education)
  • VH1 Save the Music Foundation (New York, Essex County): $20,000 to support a multi-year instrumental music education rebuild in Newark Public Schools in the 2018-2019 school year. (Program Area: Education)
  • Victory Hall (Bayonne, Hudson County): $12,500 for general operating support for exhibitions, education/outreach and public programs in Jersey City and the region. (Program Area: Arts)
  • William Paterson University (Wayne, Passaic County): $100,000 to implement an exemplary arts integration model, providing professional development for teacher candidates, teachers, and present and future educational leaders. (Program Area: Education)
  • Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania (Princeton, Middlesex County): $100,000 to support YA's research and development of models of arts education, and the continuation of the Creativity Incubator to explore innovative education methods. (Program Area: Education)
  • Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania (Princeton, Middlesex County): $80,000 to support the development and implementation of a New Jersey sequential theater-integrated curriculum for grades 2-5. (Program Area: Education)
  • Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers (New Brunswick, Middlesex County): $10,000 for general operating support of museum exhibitions, interdisciplinary programs and educational opportunities. (Program Area: Arts)