Grants

Category Public Policy -
Year 2017

Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

Contact Name
Nina Stack, Executive Director
Amount
$10,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Trenton, NJ

The Schumann Fund grant supports the City of Newark’s philanthropic liaison, who works to promote collaboration between private and corporate foundations investing in Newark and city government to ensure that investments are targeted to priorities the city has identified.

Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition

Contact Name
Keri Logosso-Misurell, Executive Director
Amount
$23,500
Category
Public Policy -
Location
West Orange., NJ

The mission of the Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition is to significantly improve health care quality and access for residents in the greater Newark area. The Schuman Fund grant supports Undoing Racism training for the Coalition’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) workgroup members, residents, and civic leaders from Newark’s West and South Wards.

New Jersey Crime Survivors

Contact Name
Jon Whitten, President (NJPP)
Elizabeth Reubman, VP, Amplify, Inc.
Amount
$5,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Newark, NJ

The Schumann Fund supported Survivors Speak- a two-day conference for crime survivors in Newark highlighting the voices and needs of victims of street crimes.

New Jersey Institute for Social Justice

Contact Name
Ryan Haygood, Executive Director
Amount
$20,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Newark, NJ

The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s purpose is to undertake analysis and advocacy on behalf of disadvantaged urban residents especially in the areas of basic human needs, freedom from discrimination, job training, educational opportunity and equal access to justice. The Schumann grant support Youth Justice NJ, the institute’s juvenile justice initiative.

Newark Trust for Education

Contact Name
Ronald Chaluisan, Executive Director
Amount
$15,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Newark, NJ

The Newark Trust for Education works to develop, coordinate, and sustain efforts to improve public education and student outcomes in Newark. The Schumann Fund provides operating support.

Paterson Education Fund

Contact Name
Rosie Grant, Executive Director
Amount
$10,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Paterson, NJ

The Paterson Education Fund works to boost student outcomes by engaging parents and community leaders in efforts to improve Paterson Public Schools. Schumann supports PEF’s work to bring community voice to education decision-making tables in Paterson and the State of NJ.

Paterson Education Organizing Council, Inc.

Contact Name
Linda Reid, President
Amount
$15,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Paterson, NJ

The Paterson Education Organizing Council has successfully worked to bring community-driven change to public education in Paterson, NJ. Our grant supports the salary of a part-time community organizer for the effort.

Rutgers University
Abbott Leadership Institute

Contact Name
Junius Williams, Executive Director
Amount
$20,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Newark, NJ

The Abbott Leadership Institute trains parents and community activists to be effective advocates for school improvement in Newark. Our grant supports ALI’s parent training, youth organizing and community engagement efforts.

Rutgers University
Child Advocacy Center

Contact Name
Randi Mandelbaum, Executive Director
Amount
$30,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Newark, NJ

Nearly 800 youth “age-out” of New Jersey’s foster care system every year. The Schumann Fund grant supports the Rutgers University Child Advocacy Center’s outreach and support to youth transitioning out of foster care.

South Ward Community Schools Initiative

Contact Name
Antoinette Richardson, Chief Education Officer, City of Newark
Mateus Baptista, Policy Advisor
Amount
$30,000
Category
Public Policy -
Location
Newark, NJ

The Schumann Fund grant supports the implementation of the South Ward Community Schools Initiative a joint effort of the City of Newark and Newark Public Schools : a signal effort of the city and school district to partner for positive change.

Total $193,500