Newark Now, Inc. is a nonprofit that has provided one AFI grant since 2009, with the objective of “providing residents with skills, tools, and support to transform their neighborhoods.”
This grantee emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization, with the goal of increasing economic independence for residents of New Jersey.
Newark Now, Inc. partners with Capital One Bank, SingleStop USA, IRS VITA program, Newark Family Success Network, Essex County Department of Citizens Services, Newark Works, Family Intervention Services, Newark Department of Health and Human Services, Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, and New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to provide financial education, credit counseling, supportive services, job/vocational training, and tax preparation.
Assets for Independence Grant History
Newark Now AFI IDA Program
8 IDAs have been opened.
20 participants have received financial education.
$3,599 saved by participants.
0 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $100,000
This grantee targets eligible low-income residents of Newark, NJ.
Newark Now, Inc.
89 James Street Newark, NJ 07102