The Victoria Foundation provides grant support in the following program areas:


Connecting Newark youth with high-quality educational experiences.



Protecting and stewarding NJ’s open space & promoting environmental health and justice in Newark

Neighborhood Development

Improving quality of life and supporting strong community organizations in Newark’s neighborhoods

Youth & Families

Expanding access to high-quality youth development programs and services to fragile families

Featured Initiatives

Victoria Foundation PRI Fund

Victoria Foundation is piloting a new tool for helping nonprofit partners improve lives for children and families in Newark.  Through Program Related Investments (PRIs), foundations can make funds available in the form of low-cost loans for projects that advance their missions.  Victoria is experimenting with two types of PRIs: low-interest...

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Collective Impact Initiatives

Newark now boasts a number of initiatives that bring together a number of partners to push for a collective goal – in education, health, public safety, youth engagement, and more.  Victoria Foundation helped launch and support a number of these initiatives. Check out some of the initiatives underway today: Newark 2020- an...

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Pi Chubb Field Trip Fund

 In  2017 Victoria Foundation granted $1 Million to Pi Chubb Newark Field Trip Fund to support field trips for Newark students.  Schools and youth-serving nonprofits that need help with transportation for educational field trips can apply for $700 per year. To learn more, visit

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Victoria Foundation Public School Grantmaking

Victoria Foundation has a new fund to support innovative one-year pilot projects at Newark Public Schools that fall outside of the school's regular budget. These projects can be managed by school personnel or by a nonprofit partner that applies along with the school. Eligible projects must fall into one of...

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Victoria Foundation Study Trip Fund

Current grantees who wish to learn more about a particular issue or examine a best practice up close are invited to apply to this fund, which can cover travel expenses for small groups. If interested, please complete the application form below: {BreezingForms:event , 1 , 0}

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Thriving Neighborhoods Initiative

Victoria Foundation has launched an effort to deepen its impact by working with resident leaders and community stakeholders to target and leverage its investments in neighborhoods.  With the intention of making a 7 to 10 year commitment, the Foundation is working with partners in Fairmount Heights and Upper Clinton Hill...

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Spring 2019 Grant Calendar

All Dates are Subject to Change


Letter of Intent Application Open

December 10, 2018

Letter of Intent (Stage 1) Deadline

January 10, 2019

Full Proposal (Stage 2) Invite Emailed

January 24, 2019

Full Proposal Deadline

February 8, 2019


Renewal Application Link Emailed

Mid-December 2018

Renewal Application Deadline

January 15, 2019


Application Deadline



Notification to Applicants Emailed

June 2019

News & Blog

19 June 2018
Everyone has been asking about our beloved Dale.Here's the scoop:Where did she go?Dale moved to Clev...
11 June 2018
In June, several Victoria Foundation Trustees joined Greater Newark LISC and the Urban League of Ess...


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Upcoming Events

23 Jun 2018;
09:00AM - 03:00PM
Program for Parents Essex County Out of School Time Conference
11 Sep 2018;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Newark Thrives Ignite Sessions
14 Dec 2018;
06:00PM -
Fairmount Heights Holiday Tree Lighting
15 Dec 2018;
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Fairmount Heights TNI Community Conversation
10 Jan 2019;
02:00PM - 04:00PM
Public School Grants Info Session

At a Glance

Team Members
Years of Giving
~$11M in grant awards each year
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Victoria Foundation
31 Mulberry Street, 5th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102


Ph. 973-792-9200
Fax 973-792-1300