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In 2020, the Environmental Endowment for New Jersey awarded 18  grants totaling $296,250 to non-profit organizations to carry out a variety of environmental improvement projects in the northeast metropolitan area and in the Delaware River Basin and the Schuylkill Valley.  The Endowment Board voted to make the following grants in 2020:

 

1.     Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions ($16,000), Mendham, New Jersey:  For their project entitled Restoring Water Quality through Local Education, Restoration, and Policy.  

 

2.     Clean Ocean Action ($20,000), Long Branch, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Reducing Litter in the Delaware River:  Plastic Source Investigations.

 

3.     Clean Water Fund ($20,000), Long Branch, New Jersey:  for their project entitled “Water and Climate Justice” Project – Urban Communities Working to Ensure Clean, Safe Water for All.

 

4.     Damascus Citizens for Sustainability, Inc. ($20,000), Narrowsburg, New York:  for their project entitled Delaware Water Watch.

 

5.     Delaware Riverkeeper Network ($20,000), Bristol, Pennsylvania:  for their project entitled Continuation of Advocacy and Legal Action:  Securing Closed Cycle Cooling to Protect Our River, Our Fish, and Our Communities.

 

6.     Eastern Environmental Law Center ($20,000), Newark, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Protecting Environmental Justice Communities and Opposing Unneeded Fossil Fuel Infrastructure.

 

7.     Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center ($20,000), New Brunswick, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Expand & Defend:  Reimagining Category One Waterway Protection.

 

8.     Food & Water Watch ($20,000), New Brunswick, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Campaign to Stop Fracking Infrastructure in New Jersey.

 

9.     Fund for a Better Waterfront ($7,000), Hoboken, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Completing a plan and the park for Hoboken’s central waterfront.

 

10.  Future City Inc. ($7,000), Elizabeth, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Arthur Kill Blueway Citizen Science Awareness Project.

 

11.  Ironbound Community Corporation ($11,250), Newark, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Ironbound Passaic River Park.

 

12.  Musconetcong Watershed Association ($18,000), Asbury, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Protecting the Wild & Scenic Musconetcong River.

 

13.  National Institute for Healthy Human Spaces, Inc. ($14,000), Camden, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Promoting and Expanding Environmental and Urban Water Quality Justice in Camden, New Jersey.

 

14.  New Jersey Audubon ($16,000), Bernardsville, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed.

 

15.  New Jersey League of Conservation Voters Education Fund ($14,000), Trenton, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Clean Water Quality Prioritization Project.

 

16.  Raritan Baykeeper, Inc. dba NY/NJ Baykeeper ($18,000), Matawan, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Clean Water Campaign.

 

17.  Sierra Club – New Jersey Chapter ($18,000), Trenton, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Cleaner, Greener New Jersey.


18.     Work Environment Council of New Jersey, Inc. ($17,000), Trenton, New Jersey:  for their project entitled Prevent Toxic Catastrophes.

 

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