The New Jersey Healthy Communities Network’s Community Grants Program brings together local, regional, and statewide funders, leaders and partners to support communities in implementing healthy eating and active living strategies to advance environment, policy and system changes.
Since 2011, the NJHCN Community Grants Program has provided $3.2 million in grants. NJHCN Community Grants Program funding collaborative consists of: Atlantic Health System, New Jersey Department of Health, New Jersey Health Initiatives, New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids, Partners for Health Foundation, and Salem Health & Wellness Foundation.
Evaluation for the Community Grants Program is conducted by Center for Research and Evaluation on Education and Human Services (CREEHS) at Montclair State University. Key findings from year 1 of 2018-2019 grant cycle is detailed in the Evaluation Report – Highlights