Our Mission

Vision Statement

Victoria Foundation envisions a thriving Newark where residents are self-determining, liberated, and connected, with plentiful opportunities to advance community voices and visions.

Mission Statement

Victoria Foundation partners with Black and Brown residents and other marginalized communities in Newark and nonprofit organizations to champion bold strategies that strengthen community power, foster economic justice, promote youth self-determination, and respond to pressing needs.

Values Statements

  • Anti-Racism: We are committed to building an equity-centered internal culture and to actively dismantling structural racism in Newark and the field of philanthropy.
  • Solidarity: We use our resources and tools to work side-by-side with Black and Brown residents and other marginalized communities for the change they want to see.
  • Courage: We reimagine traditional practices in philanthropy to innovatively support local visionaries. We use our platform to advocate with Newark residents on a local, state, and national level.
  • Respect: We recognize the inherent worth and dignity of all individuals, both inside and outside of the Foundation.
  • Trust: We prioritize relationships over transactions as we work with the community, our partners, and each other. We believe in Newark resident’s ability to determine what they need to thrive, and we support them in making those visions a reality.
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Victoria Foundation
550 Broad St
Suite 1402
Newark, NJ 07102


Ph. 973-792-9200
e-mail info@victoriafoundation.org