Meet Our 2024 Grantees

NJCH Announces $231,768 in Grant Awards to 19 Organizations

From developing a master plan for the United States' first Black-owned country club to creating a walking tour of a historic Jersey City neighborhood to designing a mobile exhibit highlighting the scientific innovations of Islamic civilizations, the projects funded are highlighting the diversity of the Garden State in important and imaginative ways.

“Our most recent grantees are bringing under-told stories from throughout the state and world to new audiences,” said Carin Berkowitz, Ph.D., executive director of NJCH. “They demonstrate that understanding our shared history is key to understanding our current world.”

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Featured Grantees

Camden, (Action / $15,000)
To support a teen fellowship program that, using social and emotional learning lenses, teaches resiliency, emotion regulation, and empathy through literacy and digital media skills. Read more
Preserve Shady Rest Scotch Plains, (Incubation / $15,000)
To support the development of an inclusive master plan for the historic interpretation and public experience of Shady Rest Golf & Country Club (1921), a National Historic Landmark. Read more
Turkish Cultural Center New Jersey logo, a red square with the organization name in white block lettering Wayne, (Incubation / $15,000)
To support an exhibition taking visitors on an enlightening journey through the profound contributions of Islamic civilizations. Read more
Haddonfield Public Library Logo Haddonfield, (Action / $3,000)
To support the curation of 3-4 traveling trunks that feature hands-on exploration of historical topics relating to the Borough’s history. Read more
Bildner Center Film Posters New Brunswick, (Action / $10,173)
To support a series of public community events, a film discussion and virtual book clubs, in conjunction with a symposium, “Black Americans, Jewish Americans: Historical Intersections, Collisions, and Passings." Read more

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