Editor's note: The following information is a press release from the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.
The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey approved its fourth and final round of 2012 grants to support New Jersey non-profit organizations, authorizing $939,000 in December to 49 qualifying grantees around the state. Since January 2012, the Foundation has awarded more than $6.7 million in grants to 128 organizations.
“The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey supports New Jersey non-profit organizations that improve the quality of life in our state,” said Robert A. Marino, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and Chairman and CEO of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. “The approved grants will help to address important public health issues while also supporting programs that provide New Jersey residents with artistic and cultural enrichment.”
Since 2004, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey has awarded more than 820 grants totaling nearly $30 million to support New Jersey non-profit organizations.
The following three New Brunswick nonprofits received grants:
- American Conference on Diversity in New Brunswick, received a grant of $20,000 to support its Improving Quality and Safety of Care Diverse Patient Populations Project. The project assists physicians, hospital administrators and other health care professionals in providing culturally appropriate health care.
- Prevent Child Abuse - New Jersey Chapter in New Brunswick, received a grant of $20,000 to support the Home Visitation Enhancement and Linkages Program. The program trains and prepares Prevent Child Abuse staff to screen new and expectant parents for depression and other mental health conditions, substance abuse and domestic violence and connect them to treatment services. The program serves families in Burlington, Hudson, Salem and Cape May Counties.
- State Theatre Regional Arts Center at New Brunswick in New Brunswick, received a grant of $15,000 to support its Horizon Artist-in-Residence Program.