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Prudential Community Grants Program

Use of Funds Requirement:


1.  Programs or Projects that increase resident access to opportunity and improve quality of life:

2. Programs or Projects that support neighborhood beautification:  

3. General Operating Costs (only if organization is 501c3 eligible:


Back to school backpack drive

Organize and execute neighborhood  clean ups

Overhead cost including staffing and fixed expenses

To support programming costs for  basketball camp

To commission a community mural

Who can apply: Newark residents, Newark-based organizations, and Newark-based small businesses with an operating budget under $500,000, additional parameters include:

  1. Individuals/Organizations can only submit one application (small business owners must apply as an individual)

  2. Previous Prudential Community Grant Program awardees are eligible to apply, however, all other Prudential grantees are ineligible.

  3. Individuals/Organization/Businesses must create neighborhood level impact in the city of Newark

  4. Applicants must be willing to share impact stories as a result of the funding to include: photos/videos

  5. Applicants must be able to identify how the funding will be utilized

  6. Applicants will require a community resident to provide a Statement of Community Support

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