Community Employment Program Grants

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Subject: Community Development, Employment, Job/Career Training
Deadline: Apr. 3, 2017

NOTE: These grants are geographically restricted to the state of New Jersey.
"The purpose of Traditional Community Grants are to increase employment opportunities and career advancement for individuals with disabilities. Areas include transition-to-work for youth and adults, employment-related transportation issues, vocational training, workplace preparation, and strategies to support recruitment, hiring, placement, and retention. Other related projects or programs may be considered at the discretion of our Trustees. It is important to have a plan for sustaining a funded project beyond the grant period, if the proposed project will be ongoing.  Additionally, Kessler is interested in knowing how the grant will be judged effective at the end of the grant period."

Funder: The Kessler Foundation
Eligibility: "Any organization that serves New Jersey residents and is recognized as a tax-exempt entity according to the Internal Revenue Code may apply for funding. This includes non-profit agencies, public or private schools, and public institutions, such as universities and governmental entitites."
Amount: $25,000 - $40,000
Contact: Link.