Princeton-Blairstown Center elects Michael Fletcher II and Randy Stephens to board of trustees

Princeton-Blairstown Center elects Michael Fletcher II and Randy Stephens to board of trustees

The Princeton-Blairstown Center recently welcomed Michael Fletcher II and Randy Stephens to its board of trustees. The center serves young people, primarily from historically marginalized communities, by nurturing their social-emotional skills through experiential, adventure-based programming. Fletcher is the chief of staff and director of administration at SEEDS – Access Changes Everything and is also the…

United Way of Greater Mercer County names new board member

United Way of Greater Mercer County names new board member

The United Way of Greater Mercer County welcomes Verlina Reynolds Jackson, assemblywoman for New Jersey’s 15th legislative district, to its board of directors. Reynolds-Jackson is currently serving her third term in the New Jersey Assembly. She is the constituent outreach chair and vice-chairwoman of the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee.  She is also the…

Trenton Arts Fund awards grants to seven local nonprofits

Trenton Arts Fund awards grants to seven local nonprofits

The Trenton Arts Fund at the Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded $29,550 in grants to seven local arts, culture, and history nonprofits for programs that support Trenton’s young people.   Grants were made at the recommendation of the Trenton Arts Fund Grants Committee, whose members are local residents with a background in the arts. “We…

New Jersey Arts and Culture Renewal Fund awards $2.2 million in grants to nonprofits

New Jersey Arts and Culture Renewal Fund awards $2.2 million in grants to nonprofits

The New Jersey Arts and Culture Renewal Fund is awarding $2.2 million in grants to 96 nonprofit organizations across the state.  Since its founding in 2020, the fund has awarded a total of more than $6.7 million in grants to more than 180 nonprofit arts, culture, and history organizations statewide. The fund recently received a…

Fund for New Jersey awards $515,000 in grants

Fund for New Jersey awards $515,000 in grants

The Fund for New Jersey announced that is awarding $515,000 in grants to nine nonprofit organizations for the fund’s most recent grant cycle. Trustees approved the grants at their quarterly board meeting this month. Grants were awarded to organizations in the areas of lead poisoning prevention, public education, and antipoverty efforts. “The Fund has worked…

Morven Museum & Garden receives $500,000 National Park Service historic preservation grant
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Morven Museum & Garden receives $500,000 National Park Service historic preservation grant

Morven Museum & Garden has been awarded a grant for $500,000 from the National Park Service to rehabilitate the former mansion and grounds. Located on five acres of land in the heart of Princeton, Morven was the home of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. It later served as the New Jersey…

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