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Step 1: Read Complete Call for Proposals

NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time. To view a sample call for proposals, click here.

Step 2: Register at MyRWJF

Click here to set up a profile or access your existing profile on MyRWJF. MyRWJF is the portal to access the online application system for RWJF programs. NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time. To view a sample Call for Proposals, click here.

 

Step 3: Review the online application requirements

After registering on MyRWJF, applicants should familiarize themselves with the detailed instructions and formatting requirements available in the online application system. NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time. To view a sample Call for Proposals, click here.

Step 4: Complete your online application

NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time. To view a sample Call for Proposals, click here.

 

Step 5: Submit your completed proposal

NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time.  To view a sample Call for Proposals, click here.

Step 1: Read Complete Call for Proposals

NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time. To view a sample call for proposals, click here.

Step 2: Register at MyRWJF

Click here to set up a profile or access your existing profile on MyRWJF. MyRWJF is the portal to access the online application system for RWJF programs. NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time. To view a sample Call for Proposals, click here.

 

Step 3: Review the online application requirements

After registering on MyRWJF, applicants should familiarize themselves with the detailed instructions and formatting requirements available in the online application system. NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time. To view a sample Call for Proposals, click here.

Step 4: Complete your online application

NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time. To view a sample Call for Proposals, click here.

 

Step 5: Submit your completed proposal

NJHI does not have any open calls for proposals at this time.  To view a sample Call for Proposals, click here.

NJHI will not launch any new major funding initiatives through December 31, 2022, while the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation considers ways to refine its statewide funding strategies to best contribute to the advancement of health equity in its home state. This in-depth program redesign process, a regular practice for RWJF, includes reimagining the role of New Jersey Health Initiatives.

Read more: Pair of Community Foundations Chosen to lead Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Flagship New Jersey Grantmaking Program

RWJF and NJHI remain committed to current and former grantees’ ongoing success and that of their partners, in addition to ensuring the work they are doing can continue seamlessly throughout and beyond this transition. NJHI is now focusing on providing technical assistance and capacity-building support to these community-focused collaboratives. NJHI will also continue to manage these learning networks:

In addition, NJHI will continue to convene and facilitate other partnership activities so that mutual learning and relationship building within and across communities and the state will remain a common practice.

RWJF and NJHI look forward to continuing to work with communities in achieving a future in which all New Jerseyans have a fair and just opportunity to live their healthiest lives possible. 

Browse the list below for open funding opportunities from NJHI’s partners.

January 2023 Due Date (1)

FY23 Farm to School Grant U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service
Applications Due: Friday, January 6, 2023

The Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) establishes a Farm to School Program in order to assist eligible entities, through grants and technical assistance, in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in the USDA Food and Nutrition Child Nutrition Programs, including the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program. The USDA is accepting proposals for up to $100,000 in funding to support work that improves access to local foods in eligible schools, including activities such as

  • Training
  • Supporting operations
  • Planning
  • Purchasing equipment
  • Developing school gardens
  • Developing partnerships and
  • Implementing farm to school programs

Priority will be given to funding efforts that

  • Make local food products available on the menu of the eligible school
  • Serve a high proportion of children who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches
  • Incorporate experiential nutrition education activities in curriculum planning that encourage the participation of school children in farm and garden-based agricultural education activities
  • Demonstrate collaboration between eligible schools, nongovernmental and community- based organizations, agricultural producer groups, and other community partners
  • Include adequate and participatory evaluation plans, and
  • Demonstrate the potential for long-term program sustainability.

February 2023 Due Date (1)

Sustainable Jersey Grants Program Cycle
Applications Due: Sections 1 and 2 of the grant application are due Friday, February 10, 2023.

New Jersey municipalities that are registered or certified in the Sustainable Jersey Program and have an appointed green team are eligible to apply for up to $20,000 in funding from the Sustainable Jersey Grants Program. With support from the PSEG Foundation this funding cycle will advance local sustainability initiatives in municipalities and schools across the state. The PSEG Foundation’s ongoing support of the Sustainable Jersey Grants Program is an excellent example of how public/private partnerships can encourage local grass roots efforts to improve the quality of life in New Jersey. The funding cycle will award:

  • Four (4) $20,000 project grants
  • Eight (8) $10,000 project grants
  • Twenty (20) $2,000 project or green team support grants

An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Register for the webinar here.

Ongoing (1)

NJEDA Child Care Facilities Improvement Program
Applications Due: There is no due date. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until all funding is committed, or three (3) years after the date of the November 15, 2022 application launch, whichever is sooner.

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority Child Care Facilities Improvement Program provides grants to New Jersey child care providers for facilities improvements that will contribute to high quality early childhood learning environments. Phase 1 of the program will provide grants for total project costs between $50,000 and $200,000 to licensed child care providers to make improvements to their child care facility. Child care centers licensed by the NJ Department of Children and Families (NJDCF) as of June 4, 2021 are eligible to apply for facility improvement grants. Child care providers may own or lease the space where the facility improvement will occur. The application web site includes Frequently Asked Questions in English and Spanish, in addition to the recording of the informational webinar for interested applicants.