Third Round Grants 2022
Horizon, through its philanthropic arm, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, issued $335,000 in grants to 11 non-profit organizations for health and cultural programs throughout New Jersey during the third round of grants in 2022.
DH Perfil Latino TV, in Millville, received a $15,000 grant to support a health education program to prevent obesity and diabetes, as well as promote cardiovascular health in the Latino community.
Diabetes Foundation, in Hackensack, received a $25,000 grant to support Diabetes Care & Prevention: Educating the Population to Promote Community Wellness, a prevention and education program provided in English and Spanish for patients with pre-diabetes and diabetes.
Eva's Village, in Paterson, received a $25,000 grant to support Eva's Village Recovery Community Center, a peer-driven, recovery-oriented community center that provides free recovery support services for the greater Paterson area.
Gateway Community Action Partnership, in Bridgton, received a $25,000 grant to support Recovering Hope and Wellness, a project that provides professional and family-to-family peer support to parents in recovery, while aiming to prevent substance abuse among their children.
Millhill Child and Family Development Corporation, in Trenton, received a $20,000 grant to support Eat Right, Keep Moving, an obesity education and prevention program that aims to build a Culture of Health within the communities that Millhill serves.
Rutgers Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health, through Rutgers University Foundation in New Brunswick, received a $100,000 grant for the Culture of Health School Program, which aims to foster and promote healthy lifestyles to youth grades K-8th, by increasing physical and nutritional literacy.
St. Benedict's Preparatory School, in Newark, received a $25,000 grant to support the Steven Grossman Student Counseling Center, which provides students with mental health education, resources and services.
AtlantiCare Foundation, through the Community Foundation of New Jersey, in Morristown, received a $50,000 grant to support the Atlantic City Patient Transportation project, which provides free, easily accessible and reliable transportation for low-income patients in Atlantic City using the health system's services.
Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, in Toms River, received a $15,000 grant to support a program that helps homebound seniors overcome isolation and barriers to care and provides them with access to services that improve their health.
Saint Vincent Academy, in Newark, received a $25,000 grant to support the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Leadership Promise Scholar, which provides one four-year scholarship to a Greater Newark-area student.
Passage Theatre Company, in Trenton, received a $10,000 general operating support grant to help provide artistically excellent and relevant theatre programming and arts education to the greater Trenton community.