Grants News & Updates Newsletter Summer

Summer Funding: Grant Awardees

“The Smith Family Foundation is God sent, they really made a difference for Howard’s Healthy Choices this summer”

—  Ms. Tynetta Howard[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text text_lead=”yes”]The Smith Family Foundation of New Jersey continues its support of non-profit community in the city of Trenton. With an emphasis on “grassroot” organizations. The Smith Family Foundation NJ awarded 5 Summer Funding grants totaling $40,000. In addition to funding, each awardee received leadership development and training in best practices in the nonprofit sector as part of our Transformative Leadership Development Program. “The Smith Family Foundation is God sent, they really made a difference for Howard’s Healthy Choices this summer,” said Ms. Tynetta Howard, Executive Director for the foundation says, “Each of our grant recipients share the collective effort to encourage urban school age children to begin to consider higher education as a real option after high school.” This year’s Summer Funding Grant Awardees are:

HelpSelf CDC, Inc.

The mission of HelpSelf CDC, Inc. of Trenton, NJ is to promote a sense of self- responsibility, self-awareness, and self-confidence in our youth and surrounding community. Our ultimate goal is to provide young people and their families with valuable resources and new avenues leading to excellence for the empowerment of their own lives and the community at large.

215 N. Montgomery St. 
Trenton, New Jersey

(609) 638-4164

Shiloh CDC

The Shiloh Community Development Corporation (CDC) is a nonprofit, founded by residents of the City of Trenton and the Shiloh Baptist Church in 2001. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of residents in Trenton and neighboring communities through family life services, cultural arts, education, and financial literacy. Shiloh CDC is committed to helping our constituents in building a pathway to their success.

(p) 609.392.0034

16 Bellevue Ave.
Fourth Floor – Suite 407 
Trenton, NJ 08618


Mission to create a service milieu that uses a healthy choice platform to redirect, heal, educate and empower children and families, demonstrated through healthy eating, positive social interaction, mastery of age appropriate life skills, and community accountability.
 Our Building (the old Briggs Library) Camp info:

P: (609) 989-1500
F: (609) 393-3500


Mission We bring children together in teams of music learners and makers, to develop their minds, imagination, and community.

39 South Broad Street, Suite 307
, Trenton, New Jersey 08611

(609) 394-8700


Mission Passage Theatre Company is committed to the creation and production of socially relevant new plays and community devised arts programming that transforms the lives of individuals and community.

16 East Hanover Street
, Trenton, NJ 08608