Collaborators and Funders

Listed below are current and past funders of Rutgers T.E.E.M. Gateway who make a difference in the lives of New Jersey youth. We thank each of our partners and stakeholders for their investment in positive youth development, and for the contributions of the following groups to making lives and communities better.


Ocean PIC

Ocean County PIC, Inc. is committed to building a system of youth services which
provides the needed education, training, work readiness skills, mentoring
opportunities or employment program for the youth population of Ocean County. 
Ocean County PIC seeks to improve the long-term employability of youth; enhance
educational, occupational and citizenship skills; encourage school completion;
increase employment and earnings; reduce welfare dependency; and assist youth in
addressing problems which may impair the ability of youth to make successful
transitions from school to work, apprenticeships, the military or post-secondary
education and/or training.

The Victoria Foundation

Victoria Foundation is a private grantmaking institution, which was founded in 1924 by
Mr. Hendon Chubb in honor of his mother, Victoria Eddis Chubb. Since the early 1960’s
the Foundation’s trustees have targeted giving to programs that impact the cycle of
poverty in Newark, New Jersey. In the 1970’s, a second priority was initiated to protect
the environment throughout the state of New Jersey. Within Newark, funded projects
address K-12 education reform, neighborhood revitalization, and strengthening youth
and families.

Community Planning & Advocacy Council

The Community Planning and Advocacy Council (CPAC) creates community solutions.
As an independent non-profit organization which plans, advocates and coordinates Camden County’s human services programs, CPAC works with over 300 social service agencies, health agencies, and numerous public and private organizations.

Corporation for National Community and Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that helps
millions of Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service.
Working hand in hand with local partners, the Corporation for National Community
Service seeks to tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to
tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation.

The Juvenile Justice Commission

The Commission emphasizes accountability and offers programming that afford young people the opportunity to become independent, productive and law abiding citizens.

The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York

The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that
serves as the primary vehicle for New York City's business, foundational and philanthropic communities to engage city government, contribute to public programs
and enhance our city's ability to serve its residents. Chaired by First Lady Chirlane
McCray, the Mayor's Fund's current areas of focus include mental health, youth
workforce development, and immigration and citizenship.


National Organization on Disabilities

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is a private, non-profit organization that promotes the full participation and contributions of America’s 57 million people with
disabilities in all aspects of life. NOD focuses on increasing employment opportunities
for the 80-percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed. 


The Nicholson Foundation

The Nicholson Foundation is dedicated to addressing the complex needs of vulnerable populations in New Jersey’s urban and other underserved communities, supporting
efforts to improve the quality of health and human service delivery systems. Through partnerships with policymakers, stakeholders, and service providers, The Nicholson
Foundation seeks to achieve transformative, sustainable systems reform. 


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds a wide array of programs which are working to help build a national Culture of Health. Through investments in grantees,
the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to improve the health and health care
of all Americans.


Social Innovation Fund

Authorized by the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act in April of 2009, the Social Innovation Fund is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service that empowers organizations to identify and support sustainable solutions that are already making a significant impact in transforming communities.


African American Chamber of Commerce

The African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, Inc., (AACCNJ) is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activities within the State of New Jersey and via
interaction with the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (NBCC).

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson's philanthropic work in New Jersey enables outstanding partners and dedicated employees to touch the lives of people every day, bringing them better, healthier lives.


Hopeworks provides youth with the resources, training, and support they need to realize their DREAMs and thrive in their community. Hopeworks believes every youth, no matter their history, has the ability to succeed and thrive. Not just survive.



Garden Savings Federal Credit Union

Garden Savings Federal Credit Union seeks to help better the lives of the people who make our community what it is.The Garden Savings Federal Credit Union supports various community organizations including, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northern NJ, Youth Education & Employment Success Center of Newark, and the Children's
Specialized Hospital, and holds fundraisers and walks throughout the year, as well as
an annual golf outing.

Community Foundation of New Jersey

Established in 1979, the Community Foundation of New Jersey is an alliance of families, businesses and foundations that work together to create lasting differences in people’s lives and communities. Thier mission is to support charitable giving that is inspired by donors, targeted at making our communities stronger, driven by creative solutions, and effective in achieving lasting change.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that
inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation?s
largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers ('Bigs') and children
('Littles'), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive
relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies works primarily to advance five areas globally: the Arts, Education, the Environment, Government Innovation and Public Health. In each field of work, Bloomberg Philanthropies partners with the most effective organizations from around the world to help achieve successful outcomes.

Prudential Foundation

For more than 140 years, Prudential Financial, Inc., has helped individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. Prudential is also committed to helping the underserved in our communities by eliminating barriers to financial and
social mobility.

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