United Way of Newark to award $800K in grants to aid in vaccination efforts

The United Way of Greater Newark has awarded more than $800,000 in grant funding to 15 community-based organizations in Newark to create and launch neighborhood-based mobile vaccination clinics as well as neighborhood-based outreach and public information campaigns. This effort is part of the Newark Equitable Vaccine Initiative, which is led by the United Way of Greater Newark and…

United Way of Greater Newark Opens Up Grants to Combat Summer Learning Loss for City’s Youth

NEWARK, NJ — Local nonprofit United Way of Greater Newark is opening up grant opportunities for program providers to address summer learning loss.  The grant program coincides with the relaunch of the “Newark Thrives!” campaign, an Out-of-School Time (OST) network in Newark, which will open the first Accelerating Summer Learning Opportunities grants to providers within the network. …

United Way of Greater Newark Offering First-Ever ‘Accelerating Summer Learning Opportunities’ Grants

Today, Catherine Wilson, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Newark (UWGN), is pleased to announce the relaunch of Newark Thrives!, the Out-of-School Time (OST) network for the city of Newark, by opening the first ‘Accelerating Summer Learning Opportunities’ grants for program providers within the Newark Thrives! network.  The United We Thrive! relaunch campaign…

United Way of Greater Newark Relaunches Newark Thrives! By Offering First-Ever ‘Accelerating Summer Learning Opportunities’ Grants

May 12, 2021, 2:20 pm | in United Way of Greater Newark Relaunches Newark Thrives! By Offering First-Ever ‘Accelerating Summer Learning Opportunities’ Grants United We Thrive! campaign, mini-grants for program providers will combat summer learning loss, increase out-of-school opportunities for Newark youth and families (Newark, NJ) May 12, 2021 – Today, Catherine Wilson, President &…

The Rockefeller Foundation Launches $20 Million Initiative to Increase Covid-19 Vaccination Rates Among Communities of Color

The Rockefeller Foundation Launches $20 Million Initiative to Increase Covid-19 Vaccination Rates Among Communities of Color Newark Among Five U.S. Cities Selected by The Foundation to Help Meet its National Equity Vaccination Goal of 70 Million Vaccinations to People of Color by July NEW YORK | April 13, 2021 – The Rockefeller Foundation has selected Newark…

How Will the Rockefeller Fdn Make Vaccines More Accessible to POC?

The Rockefeller Foundation’s Equity-First Vaccination Initiative will collaborate with organizations across the U.S. to improve vaccination rates in communities of color. (Image credit: Rockefeller Foundation) The Rockefeller Foundation announces the launch of a historic $20 million Equity-First Vaccination Initiative to improve the vaccination rate among communities of color, which have been disproportionately impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.…