New Jersey Health Initiatives - A Better State of Health
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program
Preparing the next generation of civic and community leaders to build healthier communities
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New Jersey Health Initiatives is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. NJHI is dedicated to supporting innovations and driving conversations to build healthier New Jersey communities.

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October 16, 2018 /
Empowering Trenton through Youth Civic Engagement
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The application deadline for NJHI 2018: Upstream Action Acceleration has passed. Awards will be announced later in the fall. A full timeline is available in the Call for Proposals on the Our Grants page.

Being a part of NJHI’s New Paths to Professional Nursing allowed us to partner with Rutgers School of Nursing to provide our frontline healthcare professionals the trajectory to successful nursing careers.
— Dr. Lori Colineri, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Southern Region, Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health
Thanks to NJHI support, New Jersey Future is helping cities access funds for innovative stormwater projects that make neighborhoods healthier and more livable.
— Chris Sturm, Managing Director, Policy and Water, New Jersey Future
Respecting our 150+-year commitment to children, NJHI funding allowed us to re-imagine and re-position our organization as a statewide leader in strengthening families by strengthening fathers.
— Karen Andrade-Mims, Executive Director, UIH Family Partners