Elijah’s Promise is a community based organization in New Brunswick that seeks to alleviate poverty and hunger by providing job training, small business development, education, jobs, and services.
The City of Newark Office of Sustainability is responsible for supporting policies and programs that improve public health and quality of life, drive down costs through better stewardship of resources, and expand green job and business opportunities for Newark residents.
Isles, Inc. is a community development and environmental organization based in Trenton, New Jersey, with a mission to foster self-reliant families and healthy, sustainable communities.
New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey is a community development organization that seeks to help inner-city residents improve the quality of their lives.
The Newark Essex Foreclosure Task Force was created in 2007 in response to the rise in foreclosures in Newark and surrounding communities in Essex County. The Taskforce is comprised of representatives of more than 40 community development corporations, nonprofit housing counseling and legal service providers, government and community development officials and advocacy organizations.
The New Brunswick Community Farmers’ Market strives to support the development of a sustainable community by bringing healthy food from local farms to families and households across the city.
The New Brunswick Community Food Alliance brings together city residents, college students, community leaders, and local government to ensure that all New Brunswick residents have access to nutritious, safe, affordable, and culturally appropriate food.
The New Brunswick Community Garden Coalition began in 2012 with the aim of developing community among the various gardens in New Brunswick, NJ and is focused on capacity building and leadership development.
New Jersey Community Capital is a nonprofit, Community Development Financial Institution that provides innovative financing and technical assistance to organizations that support housing and community development ventures that increase jobs, improve education and strengthen neighborhoods.
The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice is a Newark-based urban research and advocacy organization dedicated to the advancement of New Jersey’s urban areas and residents. It works to identify, analyze and address the underlying causes of social and economic disparities and to challenge the barriers that constrain cities and their residents from achieving their full potential.
The Rutgers Food Innovation Center is a unique business incubation and economic development accelerator program, which provides business and technology expertise to startup and established food companies in the mid-Atlantic region, and utilizes its outreach capacity to reach food and agribusinesses throughout the world.